BicentennialTompkins County Bicentennial
Walk and Talks

Join us for free walk and talks and explore the unique places around our county!

Walk and talks last for approximately 45 minutes and are guided by municipal historians from communities throughout Tompkins County. Put on your walking shoes and chat with us!



All events take place on Saturdays at 11:00am

May 20
Forest Home’s Iconic Single-Lane Iron-Truss Groton Bridges
Meet at the Cornell Botanic Gardens Mundy Wildflower Garden Parking Lot at the intersection of Forest Home Drive and Caldwell Road

June 10
Cayuga Lake and the Town of Ithaca
Meet at East Shore Park near the Cornell Sailing Center on East Shore Drive

June 24
Ludlowville’s Falls, Mills and Community
Meet at Ludlowville Park at the intersection of Ludlowville Road and Mill Street. Parking is available there.

July 8
Cayuga Heights and Sunset Park
Meet at Sunset Park on Sunset Park Drive (off Cayuga Heights Road) in Cayuga Heights.

July 15- (raindate Sunset Park)

July 22
Ulysses’ County Home Building
Meet at the building (park in driveway) at 3496 Perry City Road to the west of intersection of Perry City Road and Route 96.

July 29
Meet at Enfield Main St near the Grange Building

August 12
Newfield’s Covered Bridge
Meet at bridge entrance Bridge and Main Streets in Newfield

August 19
Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts (old Baptist church)
Meet at Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts at 5 McLallen Street. Parking is available.

To RSVP for a tour, please email Christine at

Sponsored by:

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This program was made possible by a grant from
the Tompkins County Tourism Program.

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