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Who Will You Nominate to the National Women’s Hall of Fame?

New York is home to several Hall of Fames; and thanks to a $750,000 grant, the National Women's Hall of fame will be attracting visitors from all over the state. Now you can nominate someone who you think should be inducted.

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The Incredible History of ‘The Siege of Fort Stanwix’ in Rome [VIDEO]

Austin Olney is a Rome native with a Master's degree in History Education. He produces creative YouTube videos on historical events. Being from Rome it's only natural that he would create one on the history of Fort Stanwix.

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The 1890 House Museum Haunting In Cortland, NY ~ CNY Paranormal

Located in downtown Cortland, the 1890 House Museum stands as a tribute to the Wickwire family and has long been rumored to be haunted.

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Utica Conducted America’s Largest Atomic Bomb Drill in 1951 [VIDEO]

Historic newsreel footage from 1951 shows Utica in the midst of a mock atomic bomb attack.

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Llanfairpwllgwyngyll The Longest Town Name In The World Is Also In New York

The Welsh town of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch may have the longest name at 58 letters but one New York train stop also shares this name through some unique history.

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Researchers Receive Oldest ‘Message In A Bottle’ Ever

A message in a bottle tossed into the North Sea between 1904 and 1906 has been found. After washing up on a beach on the German island of Amrum, it's being called the oldest message in a bottle to ever be recovered.

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Fort Dayton Excavation
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Fort Dayton Excavation Hits Water – Archaeology in Central New York [VIDEO, PHOTOS]

Archaeology is all about using evidence to answer questions that history has left us pondering. Sometimes it's as simple as 'where was Fort Dayton?' other times it can be as complex as 'what didn't people throw down the well?' A question that doesn't appear to have any limits.

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Ever Heard of Connughhariegughharie, New York?

I came across the tongue-twister word that was used to describe a well known Upstate New York city.

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History in the Sky Over Boilermaker Post-Race Party [Video + Photos]

It was a sad moment when the Boilermaker announced that this year the annual post-race party would be without the popular flyover. That has been one of the signature features for the big event for countless years and when the military jets were not available, Executive Director for The Boilermaker Tim Reed, started digging in to see what else could be done. What he discovered was truly amazing!

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Brian Doyle
Brian Doyle
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Searching For Fort Dayton – Archaeology in Central New York [VIDEO, PHOTOS]

Archaeology is all about using evidence to answer questions that history has left us pondering. Sometimes it's as simple as 'where was Fort Dayton?' other times it can be as complex as 'what didn't the Doctor throw down the well?' A question that doesn't appear to have any limits.

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Rome Professor Makes History After He Lands Hot Air Balloon in Syracuse.

I'm learning something new about Central New York every day. Here's what I discovered today!

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Caryl Hopson
Caryl Hopson
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Continuing The Search For Fort Dayton – Archaeology in Central New York [VIDEO, PHOTOS]

Archaeology is all about using evidence to answer questions that history has left us pondering. Sometimes it's as simple as 'where was Fort Dayton?' other times it can be as complex as 'what didn't the Doctor throw down the well?' A question that doesn't appear to have any limits.

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