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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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App Review: Racontours NYC Walking Audio Tour

App Review: Racontours NYC Walking Audio Tour

One of the best things I love about New York City is the rich, rich history. Whenever we visit, it is always to visit some historic site or learn more about some event or place. Unfortunately, the New York City atmosphere is not terribly historic. The hustle and bustle and constant change interfere and often […]

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New York Borough History is Hot

New York Borough History is Hot

Gotta love infographics! Here’s an amazing one created by the brains at marriott.com/marriott/new-york-city-boroughs.mi (one of my favorite hotel chains to stay when we’re out and about). Click the image for an enlarged view. New York City’s Five Boroughs – An infographic by the team at Marriott New York Hotels Even though I lived in Manhattan […]

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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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