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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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Our Visit to the Museum of Glass in Corning, NY

Our Visit to the Museum of Glass in Corning, NY

In January 2008, we took a trip to Corning, NY, to visit the illustrious Museum of Glass in Corning. We spent over four hours there, and that wasn’t nearly enough! Here are some of the highlights of our trip. Upon first walking in, were were assaulted with a carnival-like atmosphere of gift shops, small display […]

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Photo Hunters: Balanced

Photo Hunters: Balanced

Pardon me while I whine: this theme is another hard one! wah! Why can’t we have something like “Victorian” or “urban” or “history”? 😀 I’d have loads of stuff for those. Alas, balanced is this week’s theme. Ah well, it’s probably a good thing to be challenged; keeps you sharp! OK, so here’s what I […]

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Photo Hunters: Jiggly

Photo Hunters: Jiggly

Gosh, who came up with this theme! Tough one. Must have been someone who likes jello. Well, I’ll do my best here! How about fish? 😀 Fish are jiggly. One early spring day (March) we drove out to a fish hatchery where they raise Rainbow Trout. They release the fish into the New York State […]

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A Peek Inside the Samuel Kirkland Home at Hamilton College

A Peek Inside the Samuel Kirkland Home at Hamilton College

We adore Reverend Samuel Kirkland. We are history buffs, and there are a few people in history that we hold dear to our hearts for their tireless efforts, their virtue, their great accomplishments. Samuel Kirkland is one of these men. He is the man who founded the Oneida Hamilton College, in Clinton, NY– now known […]

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