New York State

It’s Time to Build a Canal from Meredosia to Quincy
It’s Time to Build a Canal from Meredosia to Quincy
Having grown up in New York State, I lived literally on the Erie Canal in Rome, New York.  It’s a canal that connects the Hudson River at Albany, New York with Lake Erie at Buffalo, New York. It runs some 363 miles through central New York State. The concept to build the canal came in 1807 and construction began in 1817 with the canal opening officially on this day, October 26 in 1825.  Why do I m
Today Marks the 47th Anniversary of ‘Woodstock’
Today Marks the 47th Anniversary of ‘Woodstock’
It was late summer in the year 1969.  The country was heavily involved in a very unpopular war in Vietnam and young people were protesting the war throughout the country.  They wanted peace and love, not war. What followed was “The Woodstock Music & Art Fair” in upstate New York.  Today marks the 47th anniversary of “Woodstock”, originally a three day music that eventually ended up being four