Thursday, September 1, 2016

I love New York

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I love New York

  • The oldest cattle ranch in the U.S. was started in 1747 at Montauk, L.I.?

  • The Adirondack Park is larger than the Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier, and Olympic National Parks combined?

  • New York was the first state to require license plates on automobiles?

  • Kingston was the first capital of New York State?

  • The first Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, still popular today, was held in 1897?

  • Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua has nine formal gardens and one of the largest displays of roses in the state?

  • It took 31 years, from 1867-1898, to build the State Capitol Building?

  • New York State has 1,300 museums and galleries, 64 performing arts centers, and 230 theaters?

  • There are more than 400 golf courses and 55 downhill ski areas in New York State?

  • The New York State Canal System is 524 miles long and has 57 locks?

  • The Seaway Trail covers 454 miles along scenic vistas of Niagara Falls and the Thousand Islands, along with grape-growing vineyards and apple orchards?

  • The Hudson River was named an American Heritage River by the U.S. government in 1998?

  • In 1885 New York State acquired property around Niagara Falls and established the first state park in the U.S.?

  • In 1892 Ellis Island opened in New York Harbor as the primary immigration depot in the U.S.?

  • The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York Harbor on October 28, 1886

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