• USS Slater

    USS Slater

    The USS Slater is moored on the Hudson River in the Port of Albany. Today, the Slater serves as a museum, commemorating its proud history as the only remaining WWII Destroyer Escort. The USS Slater is the home of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, which tells the story of Destroyer Escorts and their service in…

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  • Cohoes Falls

    Cohoes Falls

    Cohoes Falls is a hidden gem in Eastern New York, just outside of Albany. Check out my video see the beautiful sights, and to learn a bit about this natural wonder in Cohoes, NY.

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  • Luzerne County Courthouse

    Luzerne County Courthouse

    The Luzerne County Courthouse is a historic courthouse located in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The courthouse is registered on the National Register of Historic Places (1980), the Classic Revival style courthouse was built starting in 1906 and features a 53-foot diameter domed rotunda. The interior is full of historic paintings and sculpture referencing the history and natural…

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  • Mohawk Valley Welcome Center

    Mohawk Valley Welcome Center

    The Mohawk Valley Welcome Center in Fultonville is alongside Mohawk River Lock E13. Celebrating New York’s famed Erie Canal, the Welcome Center also features Taste of NY products and offers interactive history exhibits. Photos by @nysthom

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  • Colonial Williamsburg

    Colonial Williamsburg

    As the weather turns colder, and the holidays approach, you might be thinking about heading to some getaway locations that really capture the holiday spirit. Be sure to put Colonial Williamsburg on your list! Williamsburg was one of America’s first planned cities, and its history and legacy continue to live on through the interpretive work…

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  • Congress Spring

    Congress Spring

    The mineral springs in Congress Park in Saratoga Springs, NY was once a source of bottled water that was shipped worldwide. The springs received their name because the springs were visited by members of the newly established Congress in 1792.

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  • Saratoga Springs “Drinkhall”

    Saratoga Springs “Drinkhall”

    I was in Saratoga Springs this week (more photos and posts soon) but I wanted to highlight the beautiful Saratoga Springs Visitor Center, and the history of the building. The building was originally built in 1915 to serve as a Trolley Station. It was commonly known as “The Drinkhall”, since it was repurposed as a…

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