A trip to Lewiston NY and a whole lot of history
By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
Lewiston NY a place with so much history I recently visited Western New York and stayed in the town of Lewiston. This was really a historic town. Many think of Niagara Falls as originating in Niagara Falls, not so, the fall was first in Lewiston but due to erosion on the Niagara River, it moved seven miles. Lewiston was also the first European settlement in western New York starting in the 1600's.High above the Niagara River, I ran into a rather large monument depicting activities of the underground railroad and those who were instrumental in helping slaves escape to Canada where they would gain freedom. Yes, Lewiston was the last stop on the Underground Railroad before entering Canada. As I stood on the bank of the Niagara River looking across at Canada I could visualize the boa...