The businesses and industries of the Empire State have long dominated American commerce, and New York remains a leading center of invention and science. Advances in electricity, glassmaking, photography, engineering, aviation and more have their origins here, and are on display at museums statewide. New York has also been home for many of the industrialists connected to these innovations, whose opulent lifestyle is captured in what are now spectacular historic mansions and estates.
Historic circa 1838 operating Lighthouse at the mouth of the Salmon River where it meets Lake Ontario. This Lighthouse is one of only four (4) remaining in the United States that retains its original... more