The Tower Of Hope was dedicated in 1975 to the humanitatian spirit
of Bob Hope, the first citizen of the World.
The Mayor of the City Of Utica. Tim is also a very good friend
of Ed's. He's not your typical "stuffed shirt politician," he's an all round nice guy and concerned for his City
and it's residents.
Centrally located in New York State, Utica is a short drive from
Olympic class snow ski runs, major league sports, world class shows, hundreds of lakes and countless other activities. Great
shopping, friendly neighbors, the best restaurants anywhere and affordable costs of living make Utica a natural choice which
should be your first choice when selecting a new home for your family and/or business.
Edward A. Hanna Park, a symbol of his ideas and tireless energy.
The gates into Forest Hill are breathtaking.
It's almost like going into a castle.
Forest Hill Cemetery. Well known names of Utica Families are buried
here, from the Munson's, the William's, to the Proctor's. We even have a United States Vice President buried here.
James Schoolcraft Sherman.
A change of pace from the usual McDonald's that you see in your hometowns.
We do have the traditional looking ones, but this is a nostalgic look back at the 1950's style McDonald's. I'm
surprised they don't have waitresses on roller skates.
Another nostalgic look back at a 1950's McDonald's, complete with
a roadster from that era.
"Have a wonderful relaxing moment - give yourself a human treat"
New York State Armory, Utica, New York. HHC 2nd Battalion,
108th Infantry, Regiment (Light), NY ARNG
As one of the few remaining great American
regional breweries, the Matt Brewing Company has prospered at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in Central New York
for over a century. Under the leadership of the third (Nicholas) and fourth (Fred) generations of the Matt Family, the Brewery
has earned the reputation as one of the most respected specialty brewers in the country, producing a variety of distinctive,
The Utica Zoo has served the region for over 80 years.
Located in Roscoe Conkling Park, the zoo is part of a recreational complex made possible by the donation of land from Thomas
R. Proctor in 1909. The zoo has grown from its small beginnings with three fallow deer to its present collection of 200 animals.
Of the 80 acres of land set aside for the zoo' s use, 30 are presently developed.
The zoo property is owned by the City of Utica,
and, until 1964, was operated by the Parks Department. In order to ensure the Utica Zoo' s continued existence, the Utica
Zoological Society assumed management of the facility in 1964. The opening of the Children' s Zoo in 1967 was officiated by
The backside of the gates of Forest Hill Cemetery are just
as impressive looking as the front side of the gates
With 200 years of history, Revere Copper Products stands proud as
one of America's oldest companies, and one of the world's top copper and brass suppliers. When famed patriot Paul Revere founded our company in 1801, America was just finding her place
in the world. Now, 200 years after becoming the New World's first supplier of copper. Revere's goal is to be the best in the
world, and to achieve absolute customer satisfaction through our commitment to quality and reliability.
The original author of the pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. The pledge
he wrote was first used on October 21, 1892, the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America.
The Kingsley Chapel at the entrance to the Rome Cemetery.
Bialas Recreation Center, which is located on the Memorial Parkway, is believed to operate the only t-bar and chairlift
within city limits in the country. The winter sports complex, within the city's Roscoe Conkling Park, has a 400-foot hill
with lights for evening alpine skiing; cross-country trails and an ice skating rink. The area also is popular for sledding.
In warmer weather, tennis courts offer instruction. The center is named after ice skater Valentine Bialas who brought fame
to the area by competing in three Winter Olympic Games: 1924 at Chamonix, France; 1928 in St. Moritz, Switzerland, and 1932
in Lake Placid. He also qualified in 1936 for Olympic competition in Garmisch, Germany, but had to withdraw because he lost
a leg in a railway accident. Yet, he continued to compete with an artificial leg.
The original Pledge of Allegiance was as follows: "I pledge allegiance
to my flag and (to) the Republic for which it stands - one Nation indivisable - with liberty and justice for all."
Francis Bellamy: B 1855 D 1931. On June 14, 1954, Flag Day,
President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law House Joint Resolution 243, introduced by Representative Louis C. Rabaut of
Mischigan, which added to the original pledge, the controversial words "under god."
THIS TABLET, ERECTED BY ROME LODGE No. 96 E.P.O.E, 1937, IN
RECOGNITION OF FRANCIS BELLAMY, A CITIZEN OF ROME AUTHOR OF THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCETO THE FLAG WHICH IS USED AND HONORED
BY ALL ELKS.
The Soldiers & Sailors Hospital on the grounds of the Masonic
Home, which is situated on a beautiful 400-acre campus located in scenic Central, NY.