Susan B. Anthony Corn Maze Opens at Stokoe Farms
Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:00 PM by Visit Rochester
Stokoe Farms Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Fest is honoring the Susan B. Anthony House & Museum and 100 years of women’s suffrage in New York. The local farm’s 3 acre corn maze depicts a profile image of the activist and her famous home on Madison Street in Rochester, New York.
The maze officially opens for the season on Saturday, September 23rd. Monroe County Executive, Cheryl Dinolfo will make a few remarks and then along with a Susan B. Anthony reenactor will cut the ribbon and officially open the maze.
“We really wanted to honor one of Rochester’s most famous citizens,” says Suzanne Stokoe, owner of Stokoe Farms. “The legacy of her tenacity and hard work really inspired us on the anniversary year of suffrage in New York. Even 100 years later she is relevant to the times.”
The farm will officially open the Susan B. Anthony House & Museum Maze Saturday at 10:30 am with a ribbon cutting. Local Girl Scout Troops will be on hand to help.
- 10:20 am: Wagon Ride to Maze
- 10:30 am: Opening Remarks by Suzanne Stokoe, Wheatland Town Supervisor Linda Dobson, Republican Women’s Group Tammy Spear.
- 10:40 am : Remarks from Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Deborah L Hughes President & CEO National Susan B. Anthony House & Museum.
- 10:45 am: Ribbon Cutting with Susan B. Anthony Reenactor, & Cheryl Dinolfo
Open through the end of October, farm guests will be able to walk a timeline of important years in Anthony’s life with signs and a maze game.
Stokoe Farms is a Pumpkin Patch & Christmas tree farm located just 20 minutes south of the Rochester airport. The farm welcomes guests to enjoy more than 35 activities including hay rides, bounce pillows, giant slides, and more. New attractions this year are Essa and Dune the camels and the Stokoe Farms Express Train. Great fun for all ages, because…
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