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Tag: "Cazenovia"

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Lorenzo Historic Site, Cazenovia, NY

Lorenzo Historic Site, Cazenovia, NY

This historic site, built in 1807, is open for guided tours. It showcases the lifestyle of a typically wealthy Dutch patroon of Upstate New York. The tour of the home was terrific (except that we couldn’t photograph anything). The beautiful gardens were open for our exploration. Cazenovia Lake sits languidly across the field. Beautiful!

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Photo Hunters: Wrinkled

Photo Hunters: Wrinkled

Today’s theme is to find something wrinkled. I have just the thing today! Look– it’s a real cat mummy! We saw this when we visited the Museum of Oddities in Cazenovia. The founder of the museum, back in the 1800s, had traveled to Egypt to obtain artifacts and mummies for the collection. This kitty is […]

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Madison County Windmill Farm, Fenner, NY

Madison County Windmill Farm, Fenner, NY

The Fenner Windmill Project has the claim to fame (2008) as being the largest windmill farm on the East Coast. There are dozens upon dozens of these tall and elegant windmills. And what a glorious view of the valleys they hold!