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Happy Birthday, Fort Stanwix!

Happy Birthday, Fort Stanwix!

Oh, how we love Fort Stanwix! Fort Stanwix, in Rome, NY, was built during the French and Indian War, to provide protection for “The Carry.” The Carry was a trail on dry ground between the popular waterways, Wood Creek and the Mohawk River. It was so named because settlers and traders had to hop out […]

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The Children's Museum, Utica, NY

The Children’s Museum, Utica, NY

WHAT a tremendous museum! Four enormous floors stocked full of everything you can possibly imagine– cars, instruments, dolls, an Iroquois longhouse, science experiments, and even a small glider airplane! A perfect place to spend a day.

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Chittning Pond, Bridgewater

Chittning Pond, Bridgewater

This little gem of a pond (more like a lake!) lies nestled in between emerald-cloaked hills. Blue herons, kingfishers, birds, bees, and nature trails awaited us. The fishing wasn’t so hot (we had no boat) but the nature walk and exploration was terrific.

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Fort Stanwix, Rome, NY: A Great Park!

Fort Stanwix, Rome, NY: A Great Park!

Fort Stanwix in Rome recently celebrated it’s 75th anniversary as a state park and National Historic Site! This week is National Park Week, and Fort Stanwix has some special events at the park. This is from National Park Service: “We are excited about this coming year and celebrating the 75th birthday of Fort Stanwix National […]

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