New York's artists, writers and performers have always been at the forefront of American culture. The Empire State is the birthplace of trailblazers like Lucille Ball, national icons like Walt Whitman and artistic pioneers like Thomas Cole. Others, like Louis Armstrong and Mark Twain, moved to New York in order to explore their craft and share their talents with the world. A dazzling array of attractions across New York State tells the history of these artists and their contributions to our nation's cultural heritage.
The Lake Placid Olympic Museum brings to life the Olympic memories and achievements from 1932 and 1980, including the American hockey team`s Miracle on Ice over the Soviets, and Sonja Henie and Eric... more