Oneida, New York, is a lovely little community in the center of Madison County. Victorian homes grace the streets while downtown is a bustling small-town city with shops, restaurants and artisan boutiques. Named for the Iroquois tribe that settled the area, Oneida is brimming with pre-colonial and early American history, and New York schoolchildren know […]
The Shako:wi Cultural Center, south of the village of Oneida on Route 46, is a museum devoted to the history of the Oneida Indian nation, one of the original Five Nations of the Iroquois League of Nations. The Oneidas were the only Iroquois tribe to side with the Americans during the American Revolution (and they […]
Pardon me while I whine: this theme is another hard one! wah! Why can’t we have something like “Victorian” or “urban” or “history”? 😀 I’d have loads of stuff for those. Alas, balanced is this week’s theme. Ah well, it’s probably a good thing to be challenged; keeps you sharp! OK, so here’s what I […]
The Skenandoah Boulder is one of those roadside oddities. It’s a stone sitting on the side of the road outside Oneida, NY. After passing by so many times, I decided to stop and get a closer look. And what a quest this little oddity would take me on!