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Christmas at Fountain Elms in Utica, NY

Christmas at Fountain Elms in Utica, NY

I wrote a previous post that presented a Christmas decoration showcase of the formal rooms at Fountain Elms, here. Fountain Elms is a living museum in Utica, NY; it was once the home of Maria Munson Proctor. Her parents, Alfred Munson (a millionaire in the early 1800s) and Helen Watson Williams, built this house for […]

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Christmas Displays at Fountain Elms

Christmas Displays at Fountain Elms

Fountain Elms is the name of a lovely “living museum”: an historic house displaying the life of a wealthy patrician family who lived in Upstate New York in the late 1800s. There is no admission fee, and the home is open year-round. Next to Fountain Elms is Utica’s art museum, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, named for the […]

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The Antique and Classic Car Show in Utica, Pt2

The Antique and Classic Car Show in Utica, Pt2

This is part two of my previous post about a terrific car show we went to earlier in July. I snapped dozens of photos, but have reserved the best for you. 😀 The winner of the event was a man from Pennsylvania. He owned this car, the amazing 1928 Isotta Fraschini. What a slick car.

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Antique and Classic Car Show in Utica

Antique and Classic Car Show in Utica

We attended the marvelous Antique & Classic Car Show in Utica on July 5th, at the beautiful Fountain Elms historic site. I’d never been to a car show, and it was extremely festive! Some of the cars are so beautiful. I do believe all of them are operating machines, too. They are owned by people […]

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