Today, Utica is known for its struggle with poverty and unemployment, its iconic Utica Clock, and historic downtown area.
People Born in Utica
Utica in People's Lives
Samuel Morse: I married my second wife, Sarah, here in August of 1848. I was 57, and my younger bride was 25. She was also my second-cousin, and deaf, highly intelligent and educated. Sarah and I went on to have four children together.
Viggo Mortensen: I traveled here in 2011 to film scenes of the movie On the Road.