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History Underfoot

SU Women's Basketball Coach to lead Abolitionist Freedom Walk

Central New York athletic legend, Felisha Legette-Jack, who recently returned to her hometown of Syracuse as head coach of Syracuse University's women's basketball team, will come to Canastota on the morning of October 23rd with members of her team to kick off the Abolitionist Freedom Walk. 


After leading her Nottingham women's basketball team to two state championships, Legette graduated as SU's all time leading scorer and rebounder. A fierce competitor, her career includes decades of successful coaching experience and reflects an intense commitment to the well-being of student athletes and communities. 

Abolition Ale Joins Abolition Road

Erie Canal Brewing on Peterboro Street in Canastota responded to a request from Joe DiGiorgio, President of the Canastota Canal Town Museum, and Roseanne Warner, Mayor of the Village of Canastota, to brew something special for the Abolitionist Freedom Walk, October 23, 2022. Situated at the beginning of the Abolition Road to Peterboro, the brew business has created a new craft beer named 1835 Abolition Ale. The Classic Lite N' E Zee Thirst Quenching Pale Ale is available at the Canastota taproom and at Seneca Street Brew Pub in Manlius. Erie Canal Brewing arranged with Center Street Market to have sandwiches and snacks available at the taproom on October 23.

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