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Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway, Wilmington, NY

Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway, Wilmington, NY

This trip probably takes the award for one of the best experiences we have ever had. We’ve been to hundreds of places in New York State, so that’s saying a lot. I’m still overwhelmed by the incredible beauty, the energizing atmosphere, the utter tranquility of Whiteface Mountain. It’s one of the most beloved peaks of […]

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Olympic Center and Lake Placid Olympic Museum, Lake Placid, NY

Olympic Center and Lake Placid Olympic Museum, Lake Placid, NY

This is where it all happened. Do you remember? We visited the Olympic Center and the Lake Placid Olympic Museum while in Lake Placid, NY. This is the place where the 1980 (and 1932) Winter Olympics were held. The Miracle On Ice — perhaps one of the most famous sports events in history — happened […]

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The Thrill of Victory, The Agony of Defeat

The Thrill of Victory, The Agony of Defeat

Has it really been thirty years?! The >Winter Olympics was held in Lake Placid, NY, in 1980. I was a little girl then but I remember the Olympics! It was broadcast on television; the ice skating and speed skating competitions were my favorite. Remember Eric Heiden?! And Scott Hamilton… and Robin Cousins from the UK? […]