Monday 6 October 2014: History and scenery

Threads crossing: Rhoda at the Herkimer Home.
Threads crossing: Rhoda at the Herkimer Home.

After breakfast in our hotel, we drove to cherry valley, where we saw the museum.  (Cherry Valley was the site of a vicious massacre during the war for independence, and the museum contains artefacts of many generations.)

scenic US20
scenic US20
Cherry Valley Historical Society.
Cherry Valley Historical Society.

We then drove through beautiful country to Herkimer NY, where we had lunch by the Mohawk river.

at the restaurant
at the restaurant
Threads crossing: Rhoda at the Herkimer Home.     Threads crossing: Rhoda at the Herkimer Home. After breakfast in our hotel, we drove to cherry valley, where we saw the museum. scenic US20     scenic US20 Cherry Valley Historical Society.     Cherry Valley Historical Society. We then drove through beautiful country to Herkimer NY, where we had lunch by river.     view from restaurant
View from our restaurant

We then drove on to the Herkimer homestead.

Herkimer Home
Herkimer Home

Nick Herkimer was a Rev. War General.

View of River from Herkimer House
View of River from Herkimer House

We then drove back to our hotel, through beautiful country side, with hills, curves, and changing leaves.

 

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