The Yates County History Center and museums in Penn Yan celebrate the county's bicentennial with unique exhibits and special events.
Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony not only advocated for women's rights, but they also helped the Underground Railroad in Rochester be successful.
Led by abolitionists Reverend Loguen and Matilda Joslyn Gage, Syracuse was a key city in the Underground Railroad. Several locations around the city and county were significant to the movement, including one of the most famous anti-slavery acts, the Jerry…
Harriet Tubman and the Seward family were about as different as you could get. But their fight was the same. Abolish slavery. Together they spearheaded the efforts of the Underground Railroad in Auburn, New York.
Starr Clark Tin Shop and Museum stands as a link to the past, depicting the history of the Underground Railroad in Mexico, NY.
John W. Jones arrived in Elmira, New York on July 5th, 1844. Having escaped from a life of slavery in Virginia, he was meant for great things. 800 fellow runaways have him to thank for aiding in their journeys to…
Possessed paintings. A wreath made of human hair. Shadowy Figures. Strange occurrences. All this and more can be found at these haunted places in Cooperstown and the surrounding area. Are you brave enough to visit?
The Women's Rights Movement was born in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. Several women led the charge for equality, including women's right to vote. Today you can pay your respects at these women's history sites across the state.
Looking for the perfect getaway in New York State, full of scenic views, small town charm, great food, beer, and history? It's time for a weekend in Cooperstown.
Stuck at home, but craving adventure? These virtual tours and webcams from around the world will let you wander from the comfort of your own home. Choose from famous landmarks, art museums, cultural sites, webcams from zoos, and more.
There is so much to do in Boston without spending a fortune. Learn some of the best tips for exploring Boston on a budget - parks, cheap eats, art, & more!
One of the top items on my bucket list for years has been to visit Salem, Massachusetts, particularly around Halloween. I’m a HUGE fan of the movie Hocus Pocus (I mean, who isn’t?), loved The Crucible, and find the history…