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The Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave, NY

The Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave, NY

While we were in Schoharie County, rambling through the deep, mysterious recesses of the subterranean (Howe Caverns!), I discovered another attraction nearby: Iroquois Indian Museum. I grew up in New York State, ancient land of the Iroquois Nations, so their history has been drilled into my skull endlessly since my school years. As a homeschooling […]

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Hamilton College Library: Kirkland & Hamilton Stained Glass

Hamilton College Library: Kirkland & Hamilton Stained Glass

We took a little jaunt out to the Hamilton College campus recently, braving the sub-zero temperatures. There was something we wanted to see. Lovely, aren’t they? These two stained glass windows are of General Alexander Hamilton and Reverend Samuel Kirkland. Rev. Kirkland founded the college in 1793 as the Oneida-Indian Academy. It was chartered in […]

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I've Found the Oneida Stone!

I’ve Found the Oneida Stone!

My quest has ended. I have finally seen the historic Oneida Indian Nation Stone! I extend my heartfelt and sincere thanks to the Oneida Indian Nation, who contacted me about the Stone and allowed me to see it. I am truly honored! It is always so thrilling to tangibly encounter history like this. The Oneida […]

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The Oneida Stone and Things Worth Knowing About Oneida County

The Oneida Stone and Things Worth Knowing About Oneida County

Aha! I am one marvelous step closer to my hunt for the Oneida Stone! I am thrilled! Look what my daughter discovered while surfing Google Books! That is a very old photo of the Oneida Nation sacred stone, taken sometime over 100 years ago, when the Stone sat on a pedestal at the Forest Hill […]

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