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Madison County Historical Society, Oneida, NY

Madison County Historical Society, Oneida, NY

Almost two weeks ago, on a soggy, dreary day, the girls and I took a drive out to Oneida, NY, to see the Madison County Historical Society home. It was once the gracious home of the Higinbotham family of Oneida. The home was built in 1849, and remained in the family up until 1930s, when […]

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Don't Blink! It's Bouckville, NY

Don’t Blink! It’s Bouckville, NY

Maybe it was the gloomy, overcast late-winter’s day. Or maybe it was the dingy rural landscape, weather-weary and tax-trodden. At any rate, I was compelled to snap photos of this tiny little town called Bouckville, NY, as I zipped through on my way home from Hamilton, NY. Bouckville’s only claim to fame must be its […]

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Lovely Buildings of Downtown Hamilton, NY

Lovely Buildings of Downtown Hamilton, NY

We took a little mid-winter’s drive to Hamilton, NY. You can read my first post here. I just love the old-fashioned feel of this town, with it’s old but grand buildings and incredible architecture. A good portion of Upstate New York small towns were once as grandiose– some even grander in their heyday– but too […]

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A Drive Through Hamilton, NY

A Drive Through Hamilton, NY

Hamilton, NY, is a small community in Madison County (Hamilton named for Alexander Hamilton, Madison County named for James Madison– we like the founding fathers up here!). It was incorporated as a village in 1813. It is the home of the Ivy League college, Colgate University. The presence of the college is everywhere– not just […]

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