- Grant Recipient
- 119 Peterboro St., Canastota, NY
- 43.07974, -75.751116
Village of Canastota
With its proximity to the Erie Canal and Railroad, the village of Canastota enjoyed several years of prosperity and growth. At this site from 1888-1909 stood the Bruce Opera House. This place was cultural hub, capable of seating 802 patrons. Over the years it hosted numerous performances, guest speakers and even showed movies projected by the biograph, a first generation movie projector and Canastota invention. The Bruce Opera House was razed by fire in 1909.