Our Finger Lakes History




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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Cayuga Lake Long Bridges (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Cayuga Lake Long Bridges (podcast)

Did you know that there was a time when you could cross Cayuga Lake by bridge? When it was constructed, ...
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Seward House in Auburn (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Seward House in Auburn (podcast)

William H. Seward was one of the foremost politicians of 19th century America and his incredible legacy, and all his ...
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Scythe Tree in Waterloo (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Scythe Tree in Waterloo (podcast)

Learn about the fascinating history of one of the oldest trees in the Finger Lakes, the Scythe Tree in Waterloo, ...
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua (podcast)

Learn about the origins of the famous Canandaigua landmark, Sonnenberg Gardens. This episode takes you through the transformation of the ...
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Stephen Harkness of MacDougall (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Stephen Harkness of MacDougall (podcast)

Stephen Harkness, a native of MacDougall, New York in Seneca County, became the second most wealthy American of his time ...
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The life of Marcus Whitman (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The life of Marcus Whitman (podcast)

Born in present day Rushville in 1802, Marcus Whitman was the first graduate doctor of a medical school to practice ...
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Our Finger Lakes History: The Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention of 1848 (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention of 1848 (podcast)

Seneca County Historian Walter Gable takes a comprehensive look at the factors that contributed to the first Women’s Rights Convention ...
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Our Finger Lakes History: The Underground Railroad in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Underground Railroad in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Seneca County Historian Walter Gable takes a fascinating look at the history of the Underground Railroad and anti-slavery movement of ...
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Our Finger Lakes History:  Sampson Naval Training Station during WWII (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Sampson Naval Training Station during WWII (podcast)

On Monday afternoon’s edition of Our Finger Lakes History on FingerLakes1.TV, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable presents the complete history of ...
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Our Finger Lakes History: Civil War Christmas

Our Finger Lakes History: Civil War Christmas (podcast)

Seneca County Historian Walter Gables recounts Christmas through the Civil War including the origins of the American Santa Claus, the ...
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