Seneca County Historian Walter Gables recounts Christmas through the Civil War including the origins of the American Santa Claus, the original Christmas Carols that were born out of the conflict, and journal entries on Christmas Day from a soldier from Canoga, NY.
In this episode of Our Finger Lakes History, hear about the World War II front line experience in Europe through the eyes of enlisted men from the Finger Lakes region, Fran Hurd and Les Lind. Narrated and compiled by Seneca County Historian Walter Gable.
Exploring paranormal sites, haunted places, incredible hoaxes and strange but true stories from around the Finger Lakes region with Seneca County Historian Walter Gable. Well documented local hauntings, the sea serpent of Seneca Lake, the Taughannock Giant, the birth of Spiritualism near Newark, and more… Happy Halloween!
Seneca County Historian Walter Gable discusses the various styles and types of Cobblestone buildings and structures found in the Finger Lakes region on Episode 003 of Our Finger Lakes History on FingerLakes1.TV.
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