Syracuse/Onondaga County hisory and facts

Fun Fact about Syracuse/Onondaga County …. did you know ….. …. that the Columbus Circle monument was financed by Syracuse-area descendents of Italian heritage and was created by Florentine sculptor V. Renzo Baldi in Italy. The Depression made it difficult to pay for its shipment to Syracuse so the shipping costs were picked up by dictator Benito Mussolini with the …

Fun Fact about Syracuse/Onondaga County

Fun Fact about Syracuse/Onondaga County …. did you know ….. …that Jamesville Reservoir was originally created to feed the Erie Canal and control Butternut Creek. Jamesville Dam was completed in 1874. Today, the reservoir is surrounded by private homes and one of Onondaga County’s favorite parks, Jamesville Beach. Covering about 252 acres, it is still operated by the NYS Canal …

Fun Fact about Syracuse/Onondaga County

Fun Fact about Syracuse/Onondaga County …. did you know ….. … that Oneida Lake is New York’s largest body of water completely within New York’s boundary, measuring 79.8 square miles and expanding four counties – Onondaga, Oswego, Madison and Oneida. Oneida Lake hosts numerous types of recreational activities including boating, sailing, fishing, swimming, beaching and more. Attached, please find this …

Auburn, NY Cayuga County Hometown History and Culture

What do Las Vegas, NV, Branson, MO and Auburn, NY, all have in common? A unique brand that helps visitors understand their unique environments, attractions and cultures. In August, the City’s Historic & Cultural Sites Commission introduced a new campaign to help create a new brand for Auburn, entitled: History’s Hometown. The Commission will promote the concept of History’s Hometown …