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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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Oneida Indian Settlement, Nichols Pond, in Smithfield

Oneida Indian Settlement, Nichols Pond, in Smithfield

This is the historic site of the ancient lands of the Oneida Indian tribe of Central New York. It was also the resting place of the mysterious glacial erratic stone, sacred to the Oneidas. The place oozes history, archaeology, and wonder, with a strong mix of nature and spookiness mixed in. This is also the spot where Samuel de Chaplain and his Huron friends attacked the hapless Oneidas, hearing gunshots for the first time.

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The Smallest Church in the World, Oneida, NY

The Smallest Church in the World, Oneida, NY

This little bitty church– barely enough room to hold three people– hold the claim to fame as the smallest church in the world. It rests on a small pond outside the village of Oneida, NY.

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More Photos of Colgate University

More Photos of Colgate University

I wrote a little about the history of Colgate University with some photos of the exquisite buildings, here. I took so many photos of the lovely campus that I had to post more! Colgate University is situated on a hill overlooking the quiet town of Hamilton, NY, in Madison County. It lies right in the […]

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