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Strangest Things About New York State

New York is one strange place. Don’t you agree? Here’s some weird, strange, and odd facts about the Empire State.

Syracuse Has An Upside Down Stoplight

Google Maps/Google Street View
Google Maps/Google Street View

While driving in the west end of Syracuse have you ever had to stop at corner of Tompkins Street and Milton Avenue? If so, did you notice the stop light is upside down? The stoplight came around in the 1920s and has been operating ever since.

History Behind Syracuse’s Upside-Down Traffic Light


New York Is Home To The Pig Rock

Google Maps/Google Earth
Google Maps/Google Earth

While driving through the Adirondacks, have you ever seen New York’s Pig Rock? This big pig has been making drivers smile since the 1960s. The Pig Rock is about six miles north of Speculator, on the east side of Route 30. Pig Rock is a large boulder painted grey, with an eyeball and snout.

History Of Pig Rock


You Can Get A Degree In Craft Beer

Adam Berry, Getty Images
Adam Berry, Getty Images

Looking to get a degree in craft beer? Look no further than college right here in Upstate New York. You can now enroll in the Craft Beer Brewing certificate program offered by Schenectady County Community College.

Learn More On This Degree Program



Haunted Hotels And Inns All Over The State

Full moon ghosts

Looking for a haunted hotel and a haunted inn in New York? There are plenty to choose from! The best part? They are all over the state.

Haunted Hotels And Inns In New York


The Crone Statue Of The Catskills


The Catskills aren’t only known for the amazing beauty, apparently it’s known for it’s paranormal history. The Crone Statue is part of The Traveling Museum of the Paranormal and Occult and it still is baffling investigators each and every day.

Learn More On This Spooky History


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