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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Remembering 9/11 Twenty Years Later (podcast)

Seneca County Historian Walter Gable looks back at one of the most memorable dates of this generation on the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon in this special edition of Our Finger Lakes History on ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Auburn Correctional Facility (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Auburn Correctional Facility (podcast)

In this episode of Our Finger Lakes History on FingerLakes1.com, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable looks at the history of the Auburn Correctional Facility in Auburn, NY. The prison is among the oldest functional prisons int he United States receiving its first ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Ferries on Cayuga Lake (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Ferries on Cayuga Lake (podcast)

This episode documents ferries that operated on Cayuga Lake during the ferry boat era between 1808 and 1866. Before there were railroads, and even until there were improved roads, ferry boats operated on the various lakes of the Finger Lakes region. These ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Pledge of Allegiance has a local connection (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Pledge of Allegiance has a local connection (podcast)

In this episode of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable looks at Francis Bellamy who is the author of the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America. Bellamy was born in Mount Morris and ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Origins of Flag Day in America (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Origins of Flag Day in America (podcast)

Seneca County Historian looks at the history of our American Flag, the holiday we celebrate every June 14th that honors the stars and stripes, and local connections here in Upstate New York on this episode of Our Finger Lakes History.  ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Windmill on 5 & 20 in Seneca Falls (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Windmill on 5 & 20 in Seneca Falls (podcast)

On this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable discusses The Windmill which is a landmark tourist sight on Routes 5 & 20 just west of the former village of Seneca Falls. Learn of the Windmill’s origin, see ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Finger Lakes contributions to movie making (Part 2/2)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Finger Lakes contributions to movie making (Part 2/2)

This episode is part two of a series dealing with the major contributions to making movies that took place in the Finger Lakes (click here for part one). Part two deals with Ted Case of Auburn who is the person most responsible ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Finger Lakes Contributions to Making Movies Part 1/2 (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Finger Lakes contributions to movie making (Part 1/2)

Walter Gable hosts the first of a two part series of Our Finger Lakes History on FingerLakes1.com that deals with developments and events in the Finger Lakes that are significant contributions to movie-making and the movie industry, Part 1 focuses on the ... MORE