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Author Archive for Mrs. Mecomber

I've been traveling throughout New York State since I got the travel bug after touring the Herkimer Home on a school field trip as a youngster. We've been blogging about our travels since 2006 and have visited over half of New York's 62 counties so far.

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Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY Part 1

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY Part 1

You could spend a few days exploring the massive and delightful Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York. Established as an offshoot of the prestigious Corning Glass Factory, this museum is a spectacular adventure of exploration, history, science, and technology. Ours was a phenomenal visit that we will never forget!

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In Search of the American Traveler

In Search of the American Traveler

Over the summer, I had borrowed an audio version of the John Steinbeck book, Travels With Charley; In Search of America. It was very good listening while I pulled weeds and planted squash on those monotonous summer days. I have since remembered the anecdotes of the book from time to time (when I have quiet […]

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Turning Stone Joins ACF

Turning Stone Joins ACF

The Turning Stone is a big Upstate resort run by the Oneida Indian tribe. They are the biggest employers in the county, actually. They started out as a casino, but have expanded into a huge resort with golf course, hotel, and other resort-y things. I have never been there (I don’t gamble or golf), but […]

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Sodus Lighthouse, Sodus Point, NY

Sodus Lighthouse, Sodus Point, NY

We took a lengthy, wintry trip to the Sodus Bay Lighthouse, on the northwestern edge of Lake Ontario (New York side). This area saw some battle action during the War of 1812. Exploring the area and seeing the thick frozen crests of ice on the lake was quite the experience.

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