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Visit Rosehill Mansion for Free on September 24th

Rose Hill Mansion will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 24, 2016, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s twelfth annual Museum Day Live! On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who... more

Our Finger Lakes History Podcast: Cobblestone buildings in the Finger Lakes

Seneca County Historian Walter Gable discusses the various styles and types of Cobblestone buildings and structures found in the Finger Lakes region on Episode 003 of Our Finger Lakes History on FingerLakes1.TV. Click here for the episode page and complete archives at FingerLakes1.TV. more

Our Finger Lakes History with Walter Gable: Haunted tales, hoaxes & strange but true stories of the FLX

On the latest edition of Our Finger Lakes History on FingerLakes1.TV, Seneca County Historian Walter Gables explores paranormal sites, haunted places, incredible hoaxes and strange but true stories from around the Finger Lakes region. Well documented local hauntings, the sea serpent of Seneca Lake, the Taughannock Giant, the birth of Spiritualism near Newark and more… Happy Halloween! AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Washington Post takes a timely visit to “Suffragette City”

Washington Post freelance writer Debra Bruno published a piece in last Thursday’s Washington Post Travel Section outlining a recent trip to Seneca Falls, NY in which she argues that the historical northern Seneca County town deserves a more prominent place on the map. Bruno writes… One hundred sixty-eight years ago, a hastily assembled group of suffragists, abolitionists, Quakers, and Methodists... more
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