On November 4th 1862, The Bay State steamship left Oswego heading for Cleveland and Toledo. The ship never made it to it's final destination, it sank to the bottom of Lake Ontario during a terrible storm. In October of 2015, the ship saw the light of day once again.
Two Great Lakes border New York. Even though Michigan gets the credit for being the Great Lakes State, New York has some amazingly scenic views of the Great Lakes to offer any traveler. Here are 5 great drives to see the Lake Erie and Lake Ontario shorelines in the Empire State...
Like most neighboring states, there's a rivalry between Wisconsin and Michigan, dating back to when the US government took all of the land today known as the Upper Peninsula away from Wisconsin and gave it to Michigan. Today Wisconsin attempted to get revenge.
An interesting question was posed on reddit recently, can New Yorkers who live along the south shore of Lake Ontario in Rochester see the Toronto skyline? With the sky-piercing CN Tower, the one-time tallest building in the world, It certainly seems like it might be possible.