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186.0 Miles

This trail extends from Rochester on the west to Peterboro on the east. With the exception of Corinthian Hall, unmarked sites are omitted. All other sites on this list include a gravestone, a historical marker, a historic structure, or a museum. Visitors seeking a shorter curated experience might wish to visit the Rochester-area sites in one outing and the other sites as a separate journey. The Peterboro sites have limited hours; call ahead or check online.

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122.0 Miles

This trail extends from Seneca Falls on the west to Peterboro on the east. Unmarked sites are omitted; all sites on this list include a historical marker, a historic structure, or a museum. Visitors seeking a shorter curated experience might wish to visit the Seneca Falls sites, which are extremely content-rich, in one outing and the Oswego and Peterboro sites on a second journey. The Peterboro sites have limited hours; call ahead or check online.

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110.0 Miles

This trail extends from Geneva on the west to Peterboro on the east. All sites on this list include a historical marker, a historic structure, or a museum. Visitors seeking a shorter curated experience might wish to visit the Geneva-area sites in one outing and the Cazenovia and Peterboro sites as a separate journey. The Peterboro sites have limited hours; call ahead or check online. Fossenvue is located in a remote lakeshore park, accessible in good weather by boat or by a one-mile hike from a hilltop parking area.

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290.0 Miles

This trail extends from Rochester on the west to Cazenovia on the east, terminating in Elmira. With the exception of the 1878 convention sites in Watkins Glen, unmarked sites are omitted. All other sites on this list include a gravestone, a historical marker, a historic structure, or a museum. The Watkins Glen sites are included because of the convention’s importance and also because the village’s infrastructure still preserves many elements of a classic late–nineteenth-century resort town then accessible mainly by steamboat or rail. The Ingersoll Museum has limited hours; call ahead or check online.

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145.0 Miles

This trail extends from Rochester on the west to Peterboro on the east. Some sites in Rochester are unmarked, but most contain a gravestone, public artwork, historic structure, or museum. The Susan B. Anthony House in Rochester and the sites in Seneca Falls and Peterboro house mid-sized museums; allow ample visit time. Visitors seeking a shorter curated experience might wish to visit only the Rochester-area sites.

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478.0 Miles

Freethought orator Robert Green Ingersoll delivered some thirty-three lectures at seventeen venues between Rochester and Utica. The Ingersoll Lectures Trail brings together all the  sites where he is known to have lodged or lectured inside the Freethought Trail's coverage area. This Curated Trail begins in Penn Yan and terminates in Syracuse, New York.

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24.2 Miles

This trail is quite compact, extending from Syracuse on the west to Fayetteville on the east. Unmarked sites are omitted. All sites on this list include a historical marker, a historic structure, or a museum.

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2.3 Miles

This trail is quite compact; all sites are in Corning and its environs. Most sites are unmarked; most feature a historic structure or a successor structure built on a historic site.

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197.0 Miles

This trail extends from Rochester on the west to Fayetteville on the east. The site in Rochester is unmarked and is now a parking garage. The sites in Watkins Glen are also unmarked. Two of the Syracuse sites feature historic residences (not restored) but are unmarked. In Cicero, the Hezekiah Joslyn Office Site is unmarked. Other sites in Cicero, plus all sites in Fayetteville and Seneca Falls, include a historical marker, a historic structure, or a museum. Visitors seeking a shorter curated experience might wish to visit the Cicero- and Fayetteville-area sites in one outing and the Syracuse and Seneca Falls sites as separate journeys.

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11.2 Miles

This trail is located entirely in Rochester. The Corinthian Hall and Gault Residence sites are unmarked; the rest contain a historical marker, a historic structure, or a work of public art. All can easily be viewed in a day or less.

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67.9 Miles

This trail is located along the shores of Seneca Lake, which runs north and south for about forty miles. (The sole exception is Penn Yan, about seven miles west of Dresden on the shore of the neighboring Finger Lake, Keuka Lake.) With the exception of the 1878 convention sites in Watkins Glen, unmarked sites are omitted. All other sites on this list include a gravestone, a historical marker, a historic structure, or a museum. The Watkins Glen sites are included because of the convention’s importance and also because the village’s infrastructure still preserves many elements of a classic late-nineteenth century resort town then accessible mainly by steamboat or rail. The Ingersoll Museum is a mid-sized museum; allow ample visit time. It has limited hours; call ahead or check online. Fossenvue is located in a remote lakeshore park, accessible in good weather by boat or by a one-mile hike from a hilltop parking area.

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0.3 Miles

This trail is entirely in Sherwood, a hamlet due east of Cayuga Lake. The Howland Stone Store operates as a museum with limited hours; check for hours before visiting. Other sites contain a historic structure or are unmarked. Still, because this trail is so compact, the visitor might as well see everything!

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145.0 Miles

This trail extends from Rochester on the west to Seneca Falls on the east. One site in Geneva (Hotel Nester) is unmarked; other sites on this trail include a gravestone, public artwork, historic structure, or museum. The Susan B. Anthony House in Rochester and the sites in Seneca Falls house mid-sized museums; allow ample visit time. The Canandaigua site of Anthony's trial on the charge of unlawful voting remains the Ontario County Courthouse; the courtroom in which she was tried remains a working courtroom. The trial is commemorated by displays in the public lobby and others in the courtroom itself. Researchers having need to see all the displays must apply to the county government for access. Visitors seeking a shorter curated experience might wish to visit only the Rochester-area sites. Fossenvue (at Caywood Point) is located in a remote lakeshore park, accessible in good weather by boat or by a one-mile hike from a hilltop parking area.

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42.6 Miles

This trail is located entirely within an eight-mile radius of Syracuse. All sites contain a historical marker, grave site, historic structure, public space, or museum. Note that the Matilda Joslyn Gage Center is a mid-sized museum; allow ample visit time. The Harriet May Mills Art and Home Center is located on the grounds of the New York State Fair just west of Syracuse, and is open throughout the thirteen-day run of the Fair, starting each year in late August. It is accessible only sporadically at other parts of the year, when the Center is opened to accommodate some other event taking place on the State Fair grounds.

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63.0 Miles

This trail extends from Sodus Bay (north of Rochester) on the west to Syracuse on the east. All sites on this list include a historical marker or a historic structure.

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380.5 Miles

This trail extends from Rochester on the west, Oswego on the north, and Fayetteville on the east before terminating in Binghamton in New York's Southern Tier. Unmarked sites are omitted; all sites on this list include a gravestone, a historical marker, a historic structure, or a museum. The Canandaigua site of Anthony's trial on the charge of unlawful voting remains the Ontario County Courthouse; the courtroom in which she was tried remains a working courtroom. The trial is commemorated by displays in the public lobby and others in the courtroom itself. Researchers having need to see all the displays must apply to the county government for access. The northerly excursion to Oswego will be of greatest interest to admirers of Mary Edwards Walker; the southerly excursion to Binghamton, the only site of a New York State Woman Suffrage Association convention to bear a historical marker, will be of greatest interest to enthusiasts of the suffrage movement. Visitors seeking a shorter curated experience (and planning to omit the Oswego and Binghamton excursions) might wish to visit the Rochester-area sites in one outing; Sherwood, Seneca Falls, Geneva, Penn Yan, and Canandaigua in a second journey; and Fayetteville as a third. The Matilda Joslyn Gage Center in Fayetteville is especially rich and will reward a longer visit.

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