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Monumental New York!: A Guide to 30 Iconic Memorials in Upstate New York
Monumental New York! highlights thirty of the most fascinating statues and memorials found throughout Upstate New York. D’Imperio leads readers through the state’s rich history as he explores some of the famous and lesser-known monuments of the region. You will meet the canal diggers who muscled their way across the state trenching "Clinton’s Ditch" and learn about the "Fe ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published May 15th 2011 by Syracuse University Press
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Even if you never plan on visiting upstate New York,Monumental New York!: A Guide to 30 Iconic Memorials in Upstate New York is worth reading. It gives the history of over 30 events or persons that have a monument dedicated to them. From Woodstock to the Attica prison riot, from John Brown to gold star mothers. I personally would like to go see the Mary Jemison statue dedicated to a young girl captured during the French and Indian War but I'm also intrigued by the Rufus King Memorial or Moses on ...more