Celebrate New York’s Path Through History on Saturday October 7, 11-3PM and take a Landmarks Society of Greater Utica guided tour of two of Utica’s most historic mansions: the Miller-Conkling-Kernan house and Munn’s Castle in nationally recognized, Rutger Park in downtown Utica. The Miller-Conkling-Kernan house was designed by Albany architect, Phillip Hooker and was once occupied by US Senator Roscoe Conkling. Drawings for Munn's Castle are on file at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC; it was designed by Alexander Jackson Davis. These homes and the Rutger-Steuben historic district in downtown Utica provide a window to New York's Erie Canal Era past and a very concentrated collection of some of the finest Victorian and Italianate homes in all of New York State. Ticket sales are cash at the door: $15 for adults and $10 for children. Tours generally on the hour between 11AM and 3PM. Also, discover the spooky history of New York’s central region on Saturday October 7, via an onsite book signing from 12-2PM and sale of Haunted Central New York by Dennis Webster with Ghost Seekers of Central New York in #3 Rutger Park, the Miller-Conkling-Kernan house.