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Historic Ithaca's Walk and Talk: The Byway

Jun 29th, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: The Byway, Next to 140 Forest Home Drive , Ithaca NY
Phone: (607)-273-6633
Price: Free

Now in its third year, Historic Ithaca’s free Walk & Talk series brings you a taste of historic architecture and sites around Tompkins County through guided walking tours.

On Saturday, June 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., explore The Byway with Forest Home Historian Bruce Brittain. The Byway is a former loop of Forest Home Drive along Fall Creek in the Town of Ithaca. This short stretch of road has the highest density of nineteenth century mill remnants and mill-era houses in Forest Home.

Meet at the end of The Byway that is adjacent to the downstream bridge. There is no parking on-site. Park in the Cornell Botanic Garden’s Wildflower Garden parking lot or the Nevin Welcome Center parking lot.

Although the tour is free, registration is strongly encouraged at so that we can send updates and notifications of any cancellations or weather-related changes.

The Walk and Talk series is sponsored by Tompkins Trust Company and the Tompkins County Tourism Program.

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