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A Drive Through Colgate University Campus, Hamilton, NY

A Drive Through Colgate University Campus, Hamilton, NY

Colgate University, in Hamilton, Madison County, NY, is another one of the finest and oldest universities in the United States. While in Hamilton, I took a drive around the campus and snapped some photos of the very unique buildings there. Colgate University was established in 1817, and, like most universities in the United States, was […]

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Peterboro Prepping For Civil War Weekend

Peterboro Prepping For Civil War Weekend

I was delighted that WKTV reports some good news: www.wktv.com/community/Peterboro-Prepares-for-Sesquicentennial-of-the-Civil-War-112933414.html Peterboro already preparing for Sesquicentennial of the Civil War. PETERBORO, N.Y. – 1861 marked the beginning of the American Civil War. The 19th Annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend Committee plans to include programs that reflect the 150th anniversary of that conflict. Among the plans in […]

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Oneida Community Mansion House, Sherrill, NY

Oneida Community Mansion House, Sherrill, NY

The Oneida Mansion House was built by the Oneida Community, a “free love” communalist cult that found refuge from persecution on Indian lands. These people built a virtual paradise for themselves, until bickering from within broke it all up. The Mansion is open for tours, and visitors are free to roam the grounds. I wrote a history of the cult– truth can be so stranger than fiction!

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Chittenango Falls State Park, Chittenango, NY

Chittenango Falls State Park, Chittenango, NY

What a beautiful park! Chittenango Falls State Park is the crowning jewel of Madison County. It has extensive trails with glorious views of the Falls. We thoroughly enjoyed our trek!

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