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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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Fort Stanwix, Rome, NY: Summer 2007

Fort Stanwix, Rome, NY: Summer 2007

We are just nuts about Fort Stanwix! This is our visit in 2007, on a sweltering July day. As usual, we were not disappointed to chat with the park employees, check out the historic artifacts and gear, and watch some outstanding movies.

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Marinus Willett Visitor Center, Rome, NY

Marinus Willett Visitor Center, Rome, NY

This center is a magnificent addition to the wonderful Fort Stanwix, one of our favorite places to visit. The center has a mini-museum with artifacts, an interactive history section, and a terrific theatre that shows movies about the history of the Fort and the Revolutionary War. The movies are outstanding– filmed locally and starring park employees. There’s also the best gift shop we’ve ever enjoyed!