Founded by the Dutch as New Amsterdam in the early 17th century and later established as British colony, New York distinguished itself as the most culturally diverse of the nation's thirteen colonies and a colonial leader in politics, commerce and culture. New York's rich colonial history, on display at museums and historic homes with costumed guides, can help visitors learn more about our nation's earliest struggles to forge a uniquely American identity.
The Honorary International Peace Garden is located at the Charlotte Genesee Lighthouse, 70 Lighthouse Street in the City of Rochester. The area has been known as the Charlotte area in the northern... more
The Columbia County Museum, open to the public since 1985, was originally built as a Masonic Temple in 1916. Today it houses the Columbia County Historical Society`s offices, research library,... more
Center will educate and inform visitors about the history, culture, natural resources, recreational opportunities and geography of the Catskill Park and the Catskill Region. The Catskills were... more