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Up and out at 9am. First to a local rummage sale got a brass clock, figurines, and heavy pot. Sat in the Church for a few minutes.
Then off to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Very nice museum. Highlights; Babe Ruth, who's on first, brass plaques to hall of famers..Joe DiMaggio. Bought hat for Tye, shirt for Dave. I enjoyed ...
... to the 1800's, First stop, the forge. Blacksmith was making a pair of sheers to cut a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Fennimore Art Gallery in the spring. The shop was a large one with several furnaces. Next on to the Print Shop. Great Printer..very excited about his occupation, doing this work for 30+ years. Remember upper/ low case derivation. Showed us how to type set. Next the pharmacist, green wall color was made with arsenic. Showed us how ...
Thursday, April 31, 2015
Woke up early excited about the day ahead. Weather was in the high 60's sunny. Decided to go to the Farmer's Museum while the weather was good. Started our day driving around Lake Otsego to kill some time before the Farmer's Museum opened at 10am. Isn't is funny how sometimes, without any planning, you run into the most exquisite locations. We happened on ...
... the bridge over the Mohawk River that dips down to what used to be the main street before it climbs up the opposite hill and the virtually deserted mall that divides what used the be the main street in half. It has always seemed odd to me.
Then we headed south on Rt 30 to catch Rt 20- the Great Western Turnpike that crossed New York State in the old days. We are going back in time to visit some historical sights today so might as well get ...
... I stopped to talk with a group of fishermen from Colorado. They had just arrived in Oswego County to begin their annual, salmon run fishing expedition. The anglers predicted the temperatures would be ideal for fishing in the next few days. Today, they were fishing from the bridge, but during the peak season ...
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