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Ever Heard of Connughhariegughharie, New York?

I came across the tongue-twister word that was used to describe a well known Upstate New York city.

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Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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American History Versus Disney History

With the newly discovered bodies of the Jamestown settlers, it looks like people are taking more interest in our nation's rich history.  Unfortunately, it looks like some people have gotten their history confused. 

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Mustang Murphy
Mustang Murphy
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History in the Sky Over Boilermaker Post-Race Party [Video + Photos]

It was a sad moment when the Boilermaker announced that this year the annual post-race party would be without the popular flyover. That has been one of the signature features for the big event for countless years and when the military jets were not available, Executive Director for The Boilermaker Tim Reed, started digging in to see what else could be done. What he discovered was truly amazing!

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Brian Doyle
Brian Doyle
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Searching For Fort Dayton – Archaeology in Central New York [VIDEO, PHOTOS]

Archaeology is all about using evidence to answer questions that history has left us pondering. Sometimes it's as simple as 'where was Fort Dayton?' other times it can be as complex as 'what didn't the Doctor throw down the well?' A question that doesn't appear to have any limits.

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Caryl Hopson
Caryl Hopson
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Continuing The Search For Fort Dayton – Archaeology in Central New York [VIDEO, PHOTOS]

Archaeology is all about using evidence to answer questions that history has left us pondering. Sometimes it's as simple as 'where was Fort Dayton?' other times it can be as complex as 'what didn't the Doctor throw down the well?' A question that doesn't appear to have any limits.

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Larry Busacca/Getty Images
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Willie Nelson For His Birthday [VIDEO]

Willie turns 82 today. Some websites report he was born tomorrow but it just wasn't recorded by his doctor until then. Anyway I didn't want to miss it. I hope I succeeded in my title by digging up some fun facts you may not have know about Willie Nelson. 

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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The Haunted Old Stone Fort In Schoharie ~ CNY Paranormal

Many historic Revolutionary War sites are not only thought of for their impact on our history but also the hauntings that seem to accompany them.

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History’s ‘Vikings’ Season 2 Sets February Premiere: Prepare for Battle!

The History channel's first original series, 'Vikings,' certainly caught our attention last year, but at nine episodes, Ragnar and his brood came and went far too quickly. That all changes in February 2014, as History has officially set a premiere date for the 10 episodes of 'Vikings' season 2!

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‘Vikings’ Season 2: Ragnar and Rollo Go to War in First Photos

The other day saw one of our first looks at History's 'Vikings' season 2, teasing the coming chaos with a surprising clash of Lorde's "Glory and Gore," but the real clash has yet to begin. The first official photos of the the season have arrived, putting Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) and his brother Rollo (Clive Standen) at odds across an epic battlefield?

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Buy Schindler’s List At Auction On Ebay For A Cool $3 Million

That's right, you could own a piece of history if you just HAPPEN to have an extra couple mil laying around. But how cool would it be to actually hold in your hand one of the 7 lists that Oskar Schindler compiled to save scores of people from certain death

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Gino Geruntino, WIBX
Gino Geruntino, WIBX
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WIBX 950 – This Day In The History Of Our Radio Station

It was 66 years ago (May 2, 1947) that the FCC granted WIBX a move from 1230 am to 950 am, and with it an upgraded signal from 500 watts to 5,000.

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History’s ‘Vikings’ Trailer: New Footage Takes Us Into the West

Unaccustomed to seeing historical fiction on the History Channel as we are, History's 'Vikings' seems more and more an intriguing new series worthy of carving out a new place in the TV pantheon. The original series will hit TV screens on March 3, 2013, and apart from the teaser and photos we've seen, the network has issued the most real footage yet in the latest trailer for 'Vikings.' Will you watch Ragnar Lothbrok sail into the west? Check out the new trailer for Vikings inside, and judge for yourself!

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