Steeped in history and legends, New York is filled with stories of the forgotten, eerie and the weird that influence us everyday. The Oriskany Battlefield Monument commemorates and important victory during the Revolutionary War and has a surprising connection to the Erie Canal in Utica.
Often when you think of hauntings it conjures images of decrepit old buildings, battlefields and many other sites that can have numerous deaths attributed to the grounds. In general people feel that ghosts are only caused by violent deaths and haunt the place where they died.
In many instances where there are violent deaths there can be hauntings, but it is not the only circumstance. The reason wh