In 2004, before I started my travel blogging, we visited the Schuyler Mansion in Albany, NY. The Schuyler Mansion is a historic house, right in the heart of Albany, NY, and was once the home of General Philip Schuyler. You don’t hear too much about Philip Schuyler in American history, but he was a very […]
Category: Great Places
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.
It’s been years since we were out to Little Falls, NY, to see the lovely Nicholas Herkimer Historic site. This was the place where I first caught the travel-history bug: my classmates and I went on a field trip here in 7th grade. It was a spectacular visit. I’ve taken the kids here twice since, […]