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Madison County Tourism Passport Program

Madison County Tourism Passport Program

Madison County Tourism has one of the best tourism programs in Upstate New York (in my humble opinion). The website is incredibly user-friendly, the content is always fresh and updated, and there are lists galore so you can find events and attractions in moments. On top of it all, the county tourism department sponsors various […]

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Civil War Weekend, Peterboro, NY

Civil War Weekend, Peterboro, NY

We made it! We have been wanting to attend Peterboro’s Civil War Weekend for years because we have always wanted to see a reenactment of battle. We are also very fond admirers of Gerrit Smith (and revivalist Charles G. Finney and the abolition movement, which started in this area). This area of Peterboro is very […]

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Peterboro Civil War Reenactment June 9 and 10

Peterboro Civil War Reenactment June 9 and 10

Oh we are SO going! We have been wanting to go for years! This year is very special, as it marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War and the 20th anniversary of the Peterboro reenactment. This is from the website: Peterboro had a pivotal role in the ignition of the Civil War because of Gerrit […]

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The Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave, NY

The Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave, NY

While we were in Schoharie County, rambling through the deep, mysterious recesses of the subterranean (Howe Caverns!), I discovered another attraction nearby: Iroquois Indian Museum. I grew up in New York State, ancient land of the Iroquois Nations, so their history has been drilled into my skull endlessly since my school years. As a homeschooling […]

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