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Rockwell Museum — authentic art, honest history, and the Old West in Corning, New York

Few things intrigue the American imagination like the Old West.  In the story of taming the land, we see the story of our own lives.  The raw earthy impetuousness of youth gives way to the elevated deliberate polish of maturity.  It’s necessary; we can’t go on being brash and infantile forever.  But it does evoke… Read More Rockwell Museum — authentic art, honest history, and the Old West in Corning, New York

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Old Fort Niagara — honoring 3 centuries of history in Youngstown, New York

Four months after the War of 1812 began, British troops at Fort George, located on the west bank of the Niagara River, opened cannon fire on U.S.-held Fort Niagara, on the east bank in New York. The Americans fired back with hot-shot–cannonballs heated until they glowed red, intended to set fire to the British buildings. … Read More Old Fort Niagara — honoring 3 centuries of history in Youngstown, New York

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National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum — honoring America’s pastime in upstate New York

There’s nothing like a night at the ballpark.  It’s a few precious hours of escape into a great and simple American tradition.  It’s connection to something that was here before you were and will be here long after you’re gone.  It’s memories–the family ones from your childhood, and the legendary ones from before you were… Read More National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum — honoring America’s pastime in upstate New York