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Summer Family Fun

Blueberry picking, ice cream eating, mini golfing, and adventure seeking is all here in Cortland County this summer! The kids are out of school so why not get outside and enjoy the summertime. Explore these 5 fun activities to do with your family this summer! 1....

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Blueberry Picking at Hall’s Hill

Hall's Hill Blueberry Farm Located just a short drive from downtown Cortland, Hall's Hill Blueberry Farm has 4,000 blueberry plants and several different varieties of blueberries. The drive is easy and well marked with blueberry signs as you climb the hill from...

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Behind the Scenes at CRT

Inside Look with the CRT Performing Interns We turned over our Instagram account (@experiencecortland) to the six Cortland Repertory Theatre performing interns for an exclusive look into their lives and behind the scenes during rehearsals, performances, and everything...

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Exploring Tinker Falls

The family friendly, easily accessible trail at Tinker Falls This past Sunday we explored Tinker Falls located in the 1,483 acre Labrador Hollow Unique area for a quick adventure. This impressive 50-foot waterfall is super accessible. Right off of NY Rt 91, there is...

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Mountain Biking @ Greek Peak

Mountain Biking @ Greek Peak   Beginner Mountain Biker   Kyle [1] picked me up just after 9am on Saturday morning. I always forget just how close Greek Peak Mountain Resort is to downtown Cortland. A quick drive through the rolling hills of Cortland County...

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Museum Object Series: Brockway or Bust

CNY Living History Center Museum Object: 1925 Brockway Fire Truck Brockway Truck Museum Luke Biondi, Executive Director ...they [Argentinian firemen] just wanted to bring it up and get it replaces because they used it for so long, almost forty years. I guess that’s...

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Museum Objects Series: The Inglenook

The 1890 House Museum Museum Object: The Inglenook Architectural detail found in main hall Meg Hutchins, Director It’s what I think we’re so lucky about our museums here [in Cortland] that even if you’ve lived here your whole life or you’ve been here for an event or...

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Museum Object Series: Victorian Hair Album

Cortland County Historical Society Museum Object: Victorian Hair Album Currently on display as part of their 90 Objects for 90 Years Mindy Leisenring, Director Ever since the Cortland County Historical Society was founded in 1925, it has collected, preserved, and...

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The Hills are Alive with Dragon Moonshine

Friday afternoon I took a mini road trip from the office to what felt like Middle Earth, but I hadn't left Cortland County. Situated in the rolling hills just between Marathon and Willet off of Rt. 221 is the Dragonfyre Distillery. Owned and operated by husband and...

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