Tag Archives: Walter Gable

The Gorge Trail & Watkins Glen State Park .::. Our Finger Lakes History 8/8/19

Walter Gable takes you through the conditions that created the gorge in Watkins Glen and the history of Watkins Glen State Park that was recently recognized as one of the top 3 state parks in the United States.

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Where the falls were in Seneca Falls .::. Our Finger Lakes History

So many visitors to Seneca Falls have asked local residents and business owners where they would find the water falls. In fact, there are so water falls in Seneca Falls. But, there used to be. Find out the fascinating history of Seneca Falls’ history built around the water running through the former village and how it has changed through time and shaped historic Seneca Falls. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable presents another episode of Our Finger Lakes History on FingerLakes1.com.

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The Cayuga Lake Long Bridges .::. Our Finger Lakes History

Did you know that there was a time when you could cross Cayuga Lake by bridge? At the time, the Cayuga Lake Long Bridge was the longest bridge in the Western Hemisphere. Find out the history of the first Cayuga Lake Long Bridge, and the bridges that would follow as Seneca County Historian Walter Gable presents another episode of Our Finger Lakes History on FingerLakes1.com.

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Seward House in Auburn .::. Our Finger Lakes History 2/26/18

William H. Seward was one of the foremost politicians of 19th century America and his incredible legacy, and all his stuff, is on display at the Seward House Museum in Auburn. Seward made his mark as being a strong opponent of slavery while serving on the public stage as a New York state senator, governor and a U.S. Senator. He lost the Republican nomination for president to Abraham Lincoln, who then appointed Seward secretary of state in a cabinet that was a team of rivals. On this episode of Our Finger Lakes History, Walter Gable takes a close look at the history of his Auburn, NY home which is now a museum that pays homage to Auburn’s most famous resident.

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