Oneida, New York, is a lovely little community in the center of Madison County. Victorian homes grace the streets while downtown is a bustling small-town city with shops, restaurants and artisan boutiques. Named for the Iroquois tribe that settled the area, Oneida is brimming with pre-colonial and early American history, and New York schoolchildren know […]
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Madison County Tourism has one of the best tourism programs in Upstate New York (in my humble opinion). The website is incredibly user-friendly, the content is always fresh and updated, and there are lists galore so you can find events and attractions in moments. On top of it all, the county tourism department sponsors various […]
We made it! We have been wanting to attend Peterboro’s Civil War Weekend for years because we have always wanted to see a reenactment of battle. We are also very fond admirers of Gerrit Smith (and revivalist Charles G. Finney and the abolition movement, which started in this area). This area of Peterboro is very […]
Oh we are SO going! We have been wanting to go for years! This year is very special, as it marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War and the 20th anniversary of the Peterboro reenactment. This is from the website: Peterboro had a pivotal role in the ignition of the Civil War because of Gerrit […]