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Landmarks Society of Greater Utica: Building It Back Brick By Brick

Landmarks Society of Greater Utica: Building It Back Brick By Brick

Utica, New York, was once a great — a very great — city. I have mentioned many times about the blazing revivalism that exploded in the early 1800s under the preaching of Charles Grandison Finney. After this time, the city prospered and was named the fastest growing city in New York State. This was the […]

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History Comes Alive in Rutger Park, Utica, NY

History Comes Alive in Rutger Park, Utica, NY

I haven’t had this much fun in a long time. What a great event! We attended the 2nd Annual “History Comes Alive!” in Rutger Park, presented by the Landmarks Society of Greater Utica. The event was based on the Civil War, as this year is its 150th anniversary. I intended to spend only an hour […]

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A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 2

A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 2

In A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 1, I discussed the amazing views of the fort and its very important role in the defense of pre-colonial settlements and American Revolutionary strategy. After soaking in the glorious sights and enjoying a musket drill, we entered the interior ring of the fort that once housed the soldiers, […]