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Photo Hunters: Hanging

Photo Hunters: Hanging

Well, here’s a weird thing I have for you this week. Hair wreaths! Yes, hair wreaths! I’d never, ever heard of them until we saw them at the Old Stone Fort in Schoharie, NY. I guess they were all the rage in the mid-1800s, especially during the Civil War era. In an era when women […]

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Fort Ontario in Oswego, NY

Fort Ontario in Oswego, NY

We just love visiting forts. There is so much to see and to learn, and we love early American history. Fort Ontario was full of surprises, though. And full of breathtaking views of New York’s Great Lake. WOW.