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This webring is devoted to websites about any aspect of the history of the United States, including: state, regional or local history; presidents and other leaders and prominent people; cultural and ethnic groups; books, directories, documents, and other references; historical and heritage sites, landmarks, and museums; family history; and much more.




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   William McKinley Quotes Preview Go
In his own words, McKinley speaks on Assimilation, Cuba. One of the four murdered presidents. A Republican in heart as well as action.
   NDC Railroad between Glenham & Hopewell Junction Preview Go
The Central New England Railway (CNE) / Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad between Glenham to Hopewell Junction. The Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad became part of the CNE. The CNE became part of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad. The New Haven Railroad merged into Penn Central, then Conrail. This trackage was next operated by the Housatonic Railroad, and finally by Metro North Railroad.
   The Southern New York Railway and Oneonta NY Preview Go
The Southern New York Railway: once ran interurban electric between Oneonta and Mohawk Valley. See a great trip report from the 1930s. Then it bacame a shortline in the Oneonta, New York area. There were railroad connections in Oneonta with the New York Central Railroad Catskill Mountain Branch and the Delaware and Hudson Railway main line between Albany and northern Pennsylvania.

   New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Preview Go
It all began in 1825 when George Featherstonhaugh announced the formation of the Mohawk & Hudson Rail Road Company. In 1831 the "DeWitt Clinton" make its first run on the Mohawk & Hudson between Albany and Schenectady. The New York Central Railroad was created in 1853 by the merger of ten railroads between Albany and Buffalo. It was spearheaded by Albany industrialist Erastus Corning. Commodore Vanderbilt brought it together with the Hudson River and Harlem Railroads to form the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad. In 1914, it merged again with several railroads between Buffalo and Chicago to form the New York Central Railroad Company.
   The 20th Century Limited & other NY Central Trains Preview Go
The 20th Century Limited was probably the all-time most famous train. It does not exist anymore nor does the New York Central Railroad. But the memories live on. Name trains in the Empire Corridor. During the 1920's, 37 name trains traveled the Water Level mainline. This huge mass of trains was sometimes referred to as the Great Steel Fleet.
   President Lincoln's Trains Preview Go
Notes on the Lincoln Inaugural and Funeral Trains Compiled by Journalist Richard Palmer. All about trains run for the President of the US
   Presidential Trivia Preview Go
presidential trivia on presidency,religious,delano,states,zachary,democratic,carter,tilden,chester,greatest,united,hated,collectors,spiro,presbyterian,rockefeller,stupid,debates,republician. So what you know?
   Off the Beaten Path - Explore and learn in the outdoors Preview Go
Outdoor, travel and history site by two retired Boomers. It combines geocaching, letterboxing, munzees, orienteering and related activities with history, travelogues, tips and commentary. Our quests include historical sites, forts, battlefields, ghost towns, parks, urban exploration and back country wilderness. We seek out little known places to explore, photograph and write about. The more challenging or remote they are, the better we like it. We hope to promote lifelong learning and curiosity about our world, especially in young people. If you are looking for ideas to teach and motivate kids, get them active outside and have some fun together, this site offers a lot. There's no armchair traveling. We've been to every place on these pages. The content is ours. Most of it is Off the Beaten Path.
   Genessa -- the long fifties! Preview Go
The Fifties Were a Long, Long Decade; Lee Harvey Oswald Smashed it to Bits. Lady G writes of JFK, the Beatles and the onset of the 1960s.
   Tumacacori National Historical Park on Vintage Postcard Preview Go
This page is an exhibit of vintage postcards featuring Tumacacori National Historical Park in southern Arizona.

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