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New York Wanderings: Boldt Castle…a sad story!

Why is it that a wealthy person builds something so amazing like Boldt Castle and never really gets to enjoy it? George Boldt built the castle for his wife Louise Kehrer Boldt.  She died in 1904 and he abandoned it unfinished. … Continue reading

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New York Wanderings: Getting To Boldt Castle

It was now about 1 pm and I had my boat shuttle ticket and was ready.  I had parked my car in a gravel parking area behind the main part of the town. There are signs for parking.  I had … Continue reading

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New York Wanderings: To Alexandria Bay

The next leg of my journey was an indulgence.  I had learned of Boldt Castle on my last trip to Ontario in 2012 when I drove the Thousand Island Parkway and became charmed by the St. Lawrence River. http://www.visit1000islands.com/visitorinfo/?page_id=12 I love … Continue reading

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New York State Wanderings: William Johnson House – The Mohawk Valley

After visiting Fort Johnson, I headed north on Hwy 67 to Johnstown.  It was about 8 miles. I was on schedule so I didn’t have to rush and was able to find the Johnson Hall State Historic Site in Johnstown, … Continue reading

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