Fall Walking Tour of the Parkway
The Memorial Parkway: A neighborhood like no other
You may drive Utica's Memorial Parkway daily or live nearby, but do you know about the Parkway's monuments, magnificent houses, historic neighborhoods, and gardens? Bring your curiosity and questions to the Conservancy's 2nd Annual Fall Walking Tour of the Memorial Parkway.
- Saturday, September 29 (rain date Saturday, October 6) from 1 - 3 p.m.
- 11:30 a.m. - Luncheon at the Conservancy's office at 1641 Genesee Street. Landscapers Cheryl and Peter Youngman will present a slide show about the Parkway's seasonal plantings and their work in Utica's Olmsted Parks.
- 12:45 p.m. - Walking tour participants should gather in the Conservancy's parking lot at 1641 Genesee Street. Hamilton College Prof. Emeritus Rand Carter and architect Mike Lehman will lead the group and offer information and anecdotes about the Parkway's monuments, along with historical facts and insights about some of the neighborhood houses and gardens.
- Luncheon and walking tour is $22.
- Walking tour only is $10.
- First Source Federal Credit Union parking lot across the street from the Conservancy at 1634 Genesee Street.
- On-street parking is available on Derbyshire Place and Holland Avenue.