SCENIC TOUR B - The Yellow Brick Road & The Erie Canal
Canastota, New York is an Erie Canal community central to a region rich in historical tradition. Originally settled in 1810, Canastota evolved into a vibrant Canal town and became incorporated in 1835. A revitalized portion of the Canal still exists, running through the central portion of the Village.
L. Frank Baum, author of the "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" was born in Chittenango May 15, 1856. His family owned a barrel factory here. As the birthplace of "Oz", our community takes great pride in honoring our native son, and in celebrating the classic film the "Wizard of Oz", as well as "all things Oz".
A site on the National Park Service Network to Freedom and on the NYS Underground Railroad Trail. Interior and exterior exhibits.
Incorporated in 1848, Morrisville is home to Madison Hall and Morrisville State College. Madison Hall is on Route 20, in the center of the village, on the edge of the college campus.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
So we never forget!
Located at the site of the inaugural meeting of the New York Anti-Slavery Society in October 1835. Open Saturdays & Sundays 1-5 May 26th - September 2nd. Weekdays in June & July TBA. Exhibits include NYS Underground Railroad Trail video and abolition history displays.
Helping injured equine athletes recover since 2011.
The ERC is open to the public and encourages travelers & horse enthusiasts alike to stop and tour our state-of-the-art facility. Please call to schedule a visit.