Wally Wood was the founding president of the Finger Lakes Trail Conference. He was a long distance hiker living in Rochester when he organized existing hiking clubs in 1962 at Keuka College forming the Finger Lakes Trail organization. The Annual Wally Wood Hike honors his memory. His monument pictured to the left is located on map M7 South of Portageville. It was installed by landowner Hessie and the GVHC June 4, 2005.