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How did Father Baker pay only $2,000 to buy millions of meals during the Great Depression?

March 24, 2013 5:41 pm2 comments
How did Father Baker pay only $2,000 to buy millions of meals during the Great Depression?

Instead of a divining stick, the venerable Father Baker used what classic icon to lead him to his discovery?

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What Gigantic Global Movement did these Towering Edifices of Greater Western New York Generate?

November 8, 2012 4:59 am0 comments
What Gigantic Global Movement did these Towering Edifices of Greater Western New York Generate?

As early as the mid-eighteenth century, these creatures captivated Continental visitors.

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Where is America’s Longest Underground Boat Ride?

October 23, 2012 4:18 am0 comments
Where is America’s Longest Underground Boat Ride?

The last section of the Erie Canal to be completed, Lafeyette once likened it as the artificial equivalent of the Niagara Falls

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Why are there Two Western New Yorks?

September 13, 2012 12:24 am0 comments
Why are there Two Western New Yorks?

This article also answers the question: “If Greater Western New York were a state, what city would be its capital?”

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What Classic Greater Western New York Character Trait was First Revealed Nearly 200 Years Ago?

July 15, 2012 6:27 pm0 comments
What Classic Greater Western New York Character Trait was First Revealed Nearly 200 Years Ago?

After we burned Newark, the British and their Indian allies returned the favor. But, what’s telling isn’t that we couldn’t stop them, it’s what we did next.

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