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Griffiss Air Force Base Technology Park, Rome, NY

Griffiss Air Force Base Technology Park, Rome, NY

Griffiss Air Force Base is no more; it was closed down during the military downsizing in the 90s. But the area has been reconfigured into a technology park and small aircraft landing space. We went to see the old B-52 stratofortress, the Mohawk Valley, on display.

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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!

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Nuclear Fallout Map for Utica NY??

Nuclear Fallout Map for Utica NY??

I often check my blog stats, and am amazed at what search engines find here. Some things that people search for are real doozies, as we call them in Upstate NY. Tonight I was shocked to get a hit by someone searching for “utica ny nuclear fallout”! Whoa! They happened to get my post about […]

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A Visit to Trenton Falls in Barneveld, NY

A Visit to Trenton Falls in Barneveld, NY

Trenton Falls is only open to the public a few times a year. It serves as a power generator for a segment of the Mohawk Valley. We got to explore the Falls, and what an adventure! It was something out of Alice in Wonderland!