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Learn more about New York’s heritage trails.

Did you know Seward House is a recognized site on New York’s Underground Railroad Heritage Trail? Learn more at http://www.heritageny.gov/.

Posted: Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 @ 10:15 am by Curt
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Erie Canal that you’ll find just north of Skaneateles 

Erie Canalway Trail (Port Byron to Camillus)

In 1825 the Erie Canal (a.k.a. Clinton’s Ditch) opened with great fanfare. It stretched 363 miles across New York State and made it possible for barges to travel between Buffalo and Albany in just under 6 days.

Posted: Thursday, June 21st, 2007 @ 7:48 am by Curt
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By the Byway, Cayuga Natural Wonders 

Cayuga By the Byway: Natural Wonders of Cayuga County:
A trip around the Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway offers stiking places of beauty and natural wonder. Cayuga lake itself, the rolling farmlands, the marvelous waterfalls and gorges all contribute to a sense of bounty and connection to nature. Here are just a few:

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Posted: Sunday, May 20th, 2007 @ 12:35 pm by Curt
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Finger Lakes Trail

Finger Lakes Trail System? What is it?

The FLT trail system of over 875 miles is located on both private and public land. There are currently over 450 generous private landowners who allow the trail to be on their property

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Posted: Saturday, May 19th, 2007 @ 12:12 pm by Curt
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Canastota Boxing Hall of Fame

FOR DECADES the boxing community looked on with envy as legends from other sports were inducted into their respective halls of fame. The shrines to baseball, football and basketball are located in the ancestrial homes to those sports. But boxing has no such geographical origin. Although organized pugilism as we know it originated in England, the sport’s epicenter moved across to America around the same time that the sun began to set on Queen Victoria’s empire.

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Posted: Saturday, May 19th, 2007 @ 11:47 am by Curt
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