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  • Yvette
    Glendale, AZ1 contribution
    The cider mill had just opened for the season and the delectable smells emanating were amazing. I bought enough fresh apples for some pies along with cider, maple candy and cider doughnuts.

    Be sure to walk behind the mill to see the ancient damn and river.
    Written 21 September 2022
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  • Carol Ann J
    Germantown, NY1,521 contributions
    Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library is beautiful both inside and out. Two majestic lions greet patrons and visitors at the front entrance. The building is beautiful on the outside; however, once one steps through the doors it will take your breath away. The entrance is very grand from the stained glass and detailed ceiling to the beautiful marble floors and figures. I didn't know what to look at first. It looks more like a museum than a library until one enters past the circulation desk. There is a welcoming children's section, computers and all the other areas one would expect in a typical library. Upstairs there is a complete history section where one may explore and read about the history of many towns and cities in the area.
    Written 25 August 2022
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  • vanomad
    Virginia277 contributions
    This a nice place to spend an hour or so. Small zoo. Doesn’t have a lot of animals and there isn’t anything exotic but it’s great anyway. All the animals are animals that could be found in the wild in the area. For the price, you can’t beat it. It wasn’t crowded. It was clean. Everyone was nice and the animals let me take a few pics. Had a great time.
    Written 21 June 2022
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  • Mai L
    Watertown, NY110 contributions
    I last went with my daughter, looking for shoes. DSW had quite a good selection and she found what she needed. The mall has lost anchor stores but still has quite a good selection of shops to choose from.
    Written 5 March 2020
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  • Shawn H
    Washington DC, DC304 contributions
    You reach this small island in the middle of the Black River near Watertown by driving over a narrow dam to a small parking lot on the island. Once there, you can walk around the exterior of the quiet, wooded island. The easy, shady trail never takes you far from water views. You can walk all the way around the island, with stops for pictures in no time, and the island includes a picnic area.
    Written 24 September 2021
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  • Liz Boyer
    6 contributions
    Our Battalion hosted an event here (approx 50 people). The space was cozy, but plenty large for our needs.

    Their craft beer options are varied enough to please any palate, though I myself am fond of their stouts.

    The business owners are friendly and accommodating, and hold excellent conversation.

    Biggest pros: Great beer, you can bring in any food you like, and there always seems to be a couple adorable dogs (attached to people, of course) there for a visit.
    Written 6 June 2019
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  • Natalie H
    1 contribution
    Addie was our 3 year old’s instructor for his first ski lesson. She was kind, sweet and personable and made his first experience amazing. He can’t wait to go back and we will certainly request Addie for his instructor. Dry Hill was a perfect place to start, everyone was friendly and the rental shop crew was awesome as well!
    Written 7 February 2022
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  • Dan_POWny
    1 contribution
    Awesome staff! Very friendly!
    The lication itself was well kept and interesting.
    We conducted a paranormal investigation here overnight. Alot of evidence gathered. The historical artifacts from the area were interesting and a fuel for the paranormal. Def a cool place!
    Written 22 May 2019
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  • Michael B
    Manlius, NY406 contributions
    This is where it all occurred, the city started outward from this point. Several of the buildings and establishments that surround the square are over 100 years old
    Written 10 November 2019
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  • Shirley Cook
    Lakeland, FL1 contribution
    I was happy to see this monument still stands. Our governors allowing all our history erased has been heart wrenching.
    Written 13 June 2020
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  • GreatSweens
    Syracuse, NY336 contributions
    A gorgeous public library, and I've seen many people do wedding pictures there! Decent selection of books, excellent CD/DVD selection, and reasonable speed wifi. Staff is helpful and friendly!
    Written 11 November 2019
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  • Jena B
    42 contributions
    Very interesting spot to read about the Mountain Men and our service members. We enjoyed this place. Had a lot of history here. IF your a history buff, come check it out.
    Written 2 June 2021
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  • Aud E
    Grafton, MA526 contributions
    This winery is somewhat remote from Watertown but we were coming from Henderson Harbor and saw the signs and decided to stop in. There were 8 of us and half of us were wine enthusiasts but considering we got to taste 7 wines and keep the glass for $5, we gave it a whirl. The gal that we converged on was great and over the course of our visit, we got great detail about the wines we were trying and had great conversations with her about the history of the winery and the surrounding area. If you are curious and want to visit a friendly winery, this is a nice place to stop. If you are a serious wine snob, maybe not so much the place for you. We enjoyed the visit!!
    Written 19 August 2019
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  • Michael M
    4 contributions
    Very organized and reasonably priced. Lee was a wealth of information about Watertown and surrounding areas. Had a very good time while at this store. Highly recommend.
    Written 26 September 2022
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  • Shauna
    Chaumont, NY3 contributions
    I have visited the Sci-Tech center since I was a child. A lot of the displays are the same but kids still love it. It is a great place to spend an afternoon. you can have fun while you are learning.
    Written 6 February 2019
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