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Birding at the Sterling Nature Center

@courtesy of the Sterling Nature Center

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Celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month, celebrated every February in the United States, is the perfect time to learn about the achievements and history of African Americans. You can celebrate Black History not only in February but all year long in Cayuga County. This area is rich in history, making it the perfect setting to honor the legacy of the African American community. 1) Visit the historic William H. Seward…

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration that starts on September 15 and lasts for an entire month until October 15, as an appreciation for the contributions of the Hispanic Americans, the descendants of the people from Mexico, Spain, and South America. Their contributions towards enriching the culture of US, forming its history and being part of major achievements are recognized during…

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Harriet Tubman: A Hero for all Ages

Come to Cayuga County for Black History Month and connect with the Underground Railroad in a way that you never have before. Learn about this conductor on the Underground Railroad who never lost a passenger. Your visit starts at the Harriet Tubman Home, now a proud partner with the National Park Service and committed to helping to preserve Harriet’s legacy. Let the charismatic, Reverend Carter…

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Festival of Trees at the Ward O’Hara Agricultural & Country Living Museum

For years Christmas tree enthusiasts have flocked to the Ward O’Hara Agricultural & Country Living Museum for their highly anticipated Festival of Trees, a magical event where beautifully decorated Christmas trees turn the museum into a holiday wonderland. This year the Festival features almost 100 holiday themed trees. Each tree has a different theme, from babies to vegetable to ducks! Doors open…

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