The hamlet of Peterboro is located in the Town of Smithfield, in the center of beautiful Madison County, New York.
If coming from Syracuse, follow route 92 through Manlius and on towards Cazenovia. Turn left onto route 20 and follow route 20 to Cazenovia. Continue through Caz to just past the Sunoco gas station, where Fenner road will bear off to the left. Follow Fenner road 9 miles, where it will "T" with Pleasant Valley road. Make a left and follow Pleasant Valley north 1/8 mile to the village green.
If coming across the Thruway, get off at Exit 34 (Canastota). Make a left onto Peterboro Street and head south through Canastota. Cross Route 5 and continue south on Oxbow road for 9 miles, through Clockville and up the hill, past the Holstein monument and into Peterboro.
From the South, come across Route 20 in Morrisville and turn north on Cedar street, which turns into Swamp Road. Continue north, past the Morrisville-Eaton High School, and on to Peterboro. You will enter Peterboro at the east end of the village green.
The Gerrit Smith Estate is located on the corner of Oxbow Road and Peterboro Road (Main street) in Peterboro. The Visitors Center parking entrance is off of Oxbow Road 100 yards north of the intersection.