On this Labor Day, we recap a few of our “Staycation” destinations for the summer of 2022.
Step aboard an Erie Canal Cruise in Lockport, New York. Just as the water fills up a lock, Mike Wrona with Lockport Locks fills us in on the history of the town that grew up due to the Erie Canal.
The catastrophic Johnstown Flood occurred on Friday, May 31, 1889. Park Ranger Elizabeth Shope relays background of the club that owned the earthen dam that gave way and tells about Clara Barton’s rescue efforts following the torrent of destruction on the Conemaugh Valley. The Johnstown Flood National Memorial’s visitor center is located at the site of the dam.
Maybe you’ve heard about Kodak film. Well, visitors to the George Eastman Museum get to learn about the pioneer of popular photography and motion picture film. Eliza Kozlowski also underscores more on Eastman’s love of music and appreciation for nature.
What were the original four flavors of Jell-O flavors? Sydney Harvey with the Jell-O Gallery Museum in LeRoy, New York gives us the scoop, along with what’s “not” found in Jell-O gelatin. Learn about the history of the dessert, the factory, and what museum visitors can experience today.