Brink of the Canal

Canal Street, Canastota

Join us for the 3rd Annual Abolition Walk

  • Check-in: 9 am
  • Program starts: 10 am
  • Walk begins: 10:30 am
  • The Walk is from Canastota to Clockville and back (5.4 miles - 2 hrs)

Trace a portion of the route traveled by 104 abolitionists who escaped an angry mob in Utica in 1835, embarked on a canal barge to Canastota, and walked to Peterboro where they formed the NYS Anti-Slavery Society. Witness performances and reenactments as you walk and/or ride a bus for a shortened path of 2.5 miles from Canastota to Clockville and back.

Learn more and register online.

Event Details

Canal Street Canastota 13032