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Frenchman's Island of Oneida Lake

Frenchman’s Island of Oneida Lake

Frenchman’s Island is a little island in Oneida Lake. It was settled sometime in the late 1700s by a mysterious Frenchman and his wife, who had been seeking refuge in New York’s wilderness from some untold persecution. Is the story legend, or fact? Certainly, it’s historical.

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The Cardiff Giant: Great American Hoax

The Cardiff Giant: Great American Hoax

One of the greatest shows and the greatest hoaxes of all time, the “discovery” of the Cardiff Giant stunned and amazed gullible New Yorkers of the mid-19th century. Truth is indeed stranger than fiction!

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The Erie Canal Blacksmith

The Erie Canal Blacksmith

I finally got this video uploaded to YouTube. Took me all day! It’s the Blacksmith demonstration we saw while at Erie Canal Village in Rome, NY. I love watching these things. This guy is relatively new, but I think he did a great job. And those double-bellows are amazingly large.

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More on Rome Sports Hall of Fame

More on Rome Sports Hall of Fame

This is part two of our visit to the Sports Hall of Fame in Rome, NY. Admission to the museum is free, and if you are a sports fan, this is THE place to go. Both NASCAR champs Richtie Evans and Jerry Cook were from Rome, NY. The museum has a lot of their memorabilia here.

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