Sodus Bay Phalanx Site

Sodus Bay Phalanx Site

The Sodus Bay Phalanx site is now home to a regionally prominent farm animal sanctuary.

1840s barn

1840s barn

This board-and-batten barn is believed to date from the 1840s. Whether it was erected by the Phalanx or by canal interests after the Phalanx collapsed in 1846 is unknown.

Sodus Canal Route

Sodus Canal Route

Proposed route of the Clyde to Sodus Canal which was never built. Shakers who built the community at Sodus Bay sold the tract to canal developers; when the canal failed, the "Shaker Tract" ws available for purchase by Phalanx organizers.

Alasa Farms

Alasa Farms

Aerial view of Alasa Farms, on the site of the Shaker Tract and the Sodus Bay Phalanx.

Animal pen

Animal pen

The site now houses Crackerbox Palace, a refuge for abandoned or abused farm animals.

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