Autumn

Autumn (Fall) in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Autumn Events

Screening of "Rumble" with Tim Johnson at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater

RUMBLE presented at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum presents a special screening from Rezolution Pictures of "Rumble: Indians who Rocked the World" at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater.  This will be FREE and open to the public.  After watching the film which premiered at the 2017 Sundance and won for Masterful Storytelling, there will be a

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "I Never Saw Another Butterfly"

Olean Theatre Workshop Never Saw Another Butterfly
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:00pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "I Never Saw Another Butterfly".  Over 15,000 Jewish children passed through Terezin, and only about a hundred were still alive when Terezin was liberated at the end of the war.

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Friends of Good Music presents Music From Syria

Friends of Good Music presents Music From Syria
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Friends of Good Music presents "Music from Syria" with the Kinan Azmeh's City Band.  Described as a "virtuoso" by the New York Times, and "engagingly flamboyant" by the Los Angeles Times, clarinetist Kinan Azmeh was born in Damascus, Syria. He is the first Arab to win the premier prize at the Nikolai Rubinstein International Competition (Moscow, 1997).

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Halloween Ghost Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Proof Paranormal

Halloween Ghost Hunt at Hinsdale House
Fri, 10/13/2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The haunted house in Hinsdale, perhaps the most famous haunted house in the area, has all the elements of a good ghost story: a mysterious history, strange sightings, unexplainable events and even an exorcism.  Join Para Paranormal in this three hour Halloween Ghost Hunt/Tour. 

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Halloween Twilight Ghost Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Proof Paranormal

Halloween Ghost Hunt at Hinsdale House
Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:30pm - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 1:30am

The haunted house in Hinsdale, perhaps the most famous haunted house in the area, has all the elements of a good ghost story: a mysterious history, strange sightings, unexplainable events and even an exorcism.  Join Para Paranormal in this three hour Halloween Ghost Hunt/Tour during the Twilight hours!

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Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Family Fun Day at Seneca Iroquois National Museum
Sat, 10/14/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Join us for Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Museum. Activities include Kid's Crafts, Food & Craft Vendors & the Annual Scary Stories in the Museum! Scary Stories will be 3pm-5pm.
Contact Jennifer Jimerson for more information, 716-945-1760 or jenniferjimerson [at] sni [dot] org
Free Admission on this Day!

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It's Time for The 2017 Barn Show !!

The Barn Show 2017 Cattaraugus
Sat, 10/14/2017 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

The Barn Show Crew and The Rusty Rooster invite you to see their latest seasonal creations!  The Barn Show involves six talented women who create hand crafted items and bring them together for sale at "The Rusty Rooster" nestled  in the hills of Cattaraugus/Otto, NY.  The Barn Show girls create primitive,  folk art and rustic paintings and signs.  There will be a nice s

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2017 Holiday Craft Show at The Woods at Bear Creek

2017 Holiday Craft Show at The Woods at Bear Creek
Sat, 10/14/2017 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Get a jump on your holiday shopping or get that new awesome decoration for Halloween at The Woods at Bear Creek's Holiday Craft Show!  More details to come. 

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ATV Dice Run at The Woods at Bear Creek

Woods at Bear Creek ATV Dice Run
Sat, 10/14/2017 - 12:00pm - 5:30pm

The Woods at Bear Creek is having a Dice Run on Oct 14th!  What better time to play in the woods then when the leaves are colorful and fallen to the ground for you to ride through!

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First Overnight Ghost Hunt at Wildwood Sanitarium with Para Expeditions

Wildwood Sanitarium Ghost Hunt Salamanca NY
Sat, 10/14/2017 - 8:00pm - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:00am

Join Para Expeditions for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Wildwood Sanitarium! Join us as we explore this haunted location and try and make contact with the other side. Get your limited tickets in advance for only $89 (additional at the door if available).

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Allegany Area Historical Association presents Larry Kilmer

Allegany Heritage Center presents Larry Kilmer
Sun, 10/15/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Allegany Area Historical Association will feature speaker Larry Kilmer in an upcoming event held at their Heritage Center in the Village of Allegany.  The Olean Street Car Company operated in our area from the 1860's to 1927.  It ran from Olean to Allegany, all the way to Little Valley, Bradford, Bolivar, Shingleho

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"Aragesque: An Exhibition of Works by Liz Whitney Quisgard" opening at Quick Center

Arabesque by Liz Whitney Quisgard
Tue, 10/17/2017 - 1:00pm - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 5:00pm

Recent works created by New York City artist Liz Whitney Quisgard will be part of a new exhibition that is set to open at The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University on Oct. 17. The exhibition will remain open until June 30, 2018.

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Paranormal Hospitality & Tourism Opportunities!

Paranormal Hospitality & Tourism Opportunites Cattaraugus County
Thu, 10/19/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join Cattaraugus County Economic Development, Planning and Tourism in a special speaker discussion with light refreshments on October 19th, 2017 at 7pm in the Legislative Chambers.

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Overnight tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Overnight at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Fri, 10/20/2017 - 8:00pm - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00am

The haunted house in Hinsdale, perhaps the most famous haunted house in the area, has all the elements of a good ghost story: a mysterious history, strange sightings, unexplainable events and even an exorcism.  Join Para Expeditions for an overnight stay at the Haunted Hinsdale House, if you can make it through the night!

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5th annual WILMA (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) Expo

Made in Cattaraugus County
Talk to the folks who make honey and horseradish from Hinsdale, NY
People registering for the raffles and shopping
Dairy Ambassador & Dairy Princess serving ice cream during the ice cream social
All Natural Soap
Woodwork
Rubber mats
Glasswork
Goode Girls goat-milk soap
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 4:00pm

Want to think and act local?  Invest in your own communities' people and businesses? Show your support by coming to the 5th annual W.I.L.M.A. (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) being held at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds the weekend of October 21st and 22nd, 2017. 

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3rd Saturday Trek at Allegany State Park

3rd Saturday Hikes at Allegany State Park Photo by Jim Toner
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Get out of the house and come join in the fun as Allegany State Park continues its series of hikes called “3rd Saturday Treks.” As the name implies, these free, family-friendly hikes will take place on the 3rd Saturday of each month from April through October. The treks will be led by park staff.

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2017 Annual Indian Foods Dinner

58th Annual Indian Foods Dinner Salamanca
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Experience Pre-Colonial Iroquois Dining on Seneca Nation Territory.  "A truly unique dining experience."  The 58th Annual Indian Foods Dinner menu will include Roast Turkey, Roast Venison, Boiled Corn Bread, Fry Bread, Fried Salt Pork, Hulled Corn Soup, Mashed Beans, Buttered Squash, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce and Pumpkin Pie.  Beverages will be your choice of

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Halloween Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House with Ed & Louise

Halloween Ghost Tour of Hinsdale House
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The haunted house in Hinsdale, perhaps the most famous haunted house in the area, has all the elements of a good ghost story: a mysterious history, strange sightings, unexplainable events and even an exorcism.  Join Ed and Louise for a three hour Halloween Ghost Hunt of the House.

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The Chicago Authority Performs at the GHHT

Marquee at the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00pm

The Chicago Authority, a great cover band of the band "Chicago", will perform at the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater.

FUNDRAISER FOR GHHT RESTORATION & DCI SCHOLARSHIP

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Enjoy Some Music by the Fireside at Allegany State Park

Paul Crawford Music by Fireside at Allegany State Park
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Come join us at the Quaker Bath House for an evening filled with some great music by the fire. Local musician Paul Crawford will be performing, in what will be one of the last events for the season in the new lakeside room. Paul is a semi-professional musician in Western New York.

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71st Consecutive Annual Barbershop Show

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:29pm - 8:30pm

Come join in on the fun listening to several choruses singing their songs and singing as one big group! There will also be quartets singing as usual but having a large chorus will be the highlight of the night!

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Halloween Twilight Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House with Ed & Louise

Halloween Twilight Ghost Tour of Hinsdale House
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:30pm - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 1:30am

The haunted house in Hinsdale, perhaps the most famous haunted house in the area, has all the elements of a good ghost story: a mysterious history, strange sightings, unexplainable events and even an exorcism.  Join Ed and Louise for a three hour Halloween Ghost Hunt of the House during the twilight hours!

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Toy Train Collectors Society Train Show

Toy Train Collector Society's Fall Show 2017
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Autumn in The Southern Tier Train Show!  The Toy Train Collectors Society is hosting a Train Show at the Olean Intermediate-Middle School where the public is welcome to attend! 

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2nd Annual HoliCross Cyclocross Race at Holimont

Holimont Cyclocross 2017
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

HoliMont is hosting its second annual Cyclocross event this fall. This is a race you don’t want to miss!  The course will offer a mix of single track, grass, dirt and paved sections. Off camber sections and mud are possible and even probable. There will be at least 2 dismount areas, one with barriers.

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Haunted 1829 Ellicottville Town Hall Ghost Hunt

Ellicottville Town Hall Ghost Hunt
Tue, 10/24/2017 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm

Join Paranormal Walks for an exclusive tour of the Town Hall in Ellicottville.  This is the one located on the corner of Washington St. and Jefferson St.  Half of the proceeds to benefit the Ellicottville Historical Society!

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2017 Halloween "Baggers" Night at Gowanda Harley Davidson

Baggers Night
Fri, 10/27/2017 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate Halloween with us on Baggers Night! Gowanda Harley-Davidson's twist on "Trunk or Treat". Dress up and Decorate your bike! Fill your Saddlebags with candy for the kids. Free Pumpkins and carving for the kids. Prizes for best costumed rider and best decorated bike. Prizes by popular vote.

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[Cancelled] Horror at the Gowanda Hollywood Theater 2017

Gowanda's Horror at the Hollywood
Fri, 10/27/2017 - 6:00pm - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 9:00pm

Cancelled due to construction on the haunted parts of the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater.

Check out The Chicago Authority concert on Oct. 21, 2017.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Lee Brice

Lee Brice at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Fri, 10/27/2017 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

He’s been a country sensation ever since Garth Brooks recorded his song “More Than A Memory” in 2009. And now, Lee Brice is coming to the Seneca Allegany Events Center Friday, October 27.

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The Beauty of Bats at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Cute Bat
Sat, 10/28/2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am

While it is a fact that bats rank very high on the list of most disliked species, it is also a fact that bats are greatly misunderstood.   Bats are not the creepy, scary and vicious animals they are sometimes made out to be.  Folks who love animals know that all animals deserve to be treated with kindness and bats are no exception. 

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EVL Halloween Half Marathon and 5K

EVL Halloween Half Marathon and 5k
Sat, 10/28/2017 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

The EVL Halloween Half will be a fun filled Halloween-themed event on Saturday October 28, 2017. The event will feature a Half Marathon and a 5k. We encourage runners of all abilities to join us!

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Fall Family Art Day 2017 with the Cattaraugus County Arts Council

Fall Family Art Day in Olean
Sat, 10/28/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Fall in and Join the Free Family Art Day! Cattaraugus County Arts Council’s Free Family Art Day will be held Saturday, October 28th from 1-4pm at the Olean Center Mall. We have had an enthusiastic response to these events that allow kids and their parents to do fun art projects together at no charge, enjoying a creative experience that is accessible to everyone.

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Haunted Wine & Craft Beer Walk in The Woods at Bear Creek

Halloween at the Woods at Bear Creek
Sat, 10/28/2017 - 5:00pm - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 12:00pm

Enjoy a frighteningly good time at the Woods at Bear Creek "Haunted Wine & Craft Beer Walk in the Woods" the weekend before Halloween! 

There are two special packages for this event:

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Legendary Loretta Lynn Cancelled

Loretta Lynn Cancelled
Sat, 10/28/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Ghost Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House featuring 'The Demon Files'

Demon Files at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Sat, 10/28/2017 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

The haunted house in Hinsdale, perhaps the most famous haunted house in the area, has all the elements of a good ghost story: a mysterious history, strange sightings, unexplainable events and even an exorcism.

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Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

hiking boots
Wed, 11/01/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?

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Portville's 2017 Art and Antique Show

Portville Arts N Crafts Show 2017
Sat, 11/04/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 4:00pm

Portville Central School’s Arts, Crafts, and Antiques Show returns! This 2-day indoor event will be held in the High School and features art, crafts, antiques and food on Saturday, November 4th, and Sunday, November 5th, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days. Proceeds collected directly benefit the students of Portville Central School in the form of achievement awards.

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Souper Jingle Bell Country Gathering at Granny's Boot Antiques!

front entryway photo by John Hartig Photography
Sat, 11/04/2017 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Come and shop for your holiday gifts. A few select vendors will be set up under cover leading from the path to the barn. There will be Food, Music and Special Sale prices.  Like the "Souper" in the title, there will be soup, chili and stew available. 

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Comedy Night to benefit Rehabilitation Center at Good Times of Olean

Comedy Night to benefit The Rehab Center in Olean
Sat, 11/04/2017 - 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Join us for food, drinks and lots of laughs! The Rehabilitation Foundation is bringing in two award winning, nationally touring comedians, each with a unique background! Proceeds from the event benefit The ReHabilitation Center and people with disabiltiies in the community. 

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2017 Great Pumpkin Shoot at Besecker & Coss Service

Besecker and Coss Great Pumpkin Shoot
Sun, 11/05/2017 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Get your 3 person team together and get ready to launch those pumpkins!  It's back!  Besecker and Coss will again be holding their “GREAT PUMPKIN SHOOT” on November 5, 2017 at 12 noon.

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Friends of Good Music presents Seraph Brass

Friends of Good Music presents Seraph Brass
Thu, 11/09/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Friends of Good Music presents "Seraph Brass".  Seraph Brass is a dynamic brass quintet drawing from a roster of America's top female brass players. Committed to engaging audiences with captivating programming, Seraph Brass presents a diverse body of repertoire that includes original transcriptions, newly commissioned works and well-known classics.

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Holiday Valley Mountain Resort's Annual Beer and Wine Festival 2017

mug of beer
Fri, 11/10/2017 (All day) - Sat, 11/11/2017 (All day)

Guests will be able to sample over 100 hand-crafted beers from over 30 of the best New York State and American craft breweries and wines from New York, Southern Ontario and Ellicottville vintners.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Ron White

Ron White at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Fire up a night full of laughs with a blue-collar funnyman “who had the right to remain silent, but lacked the ability”—Ron White! Best known as the scotch drinking, cigar smoking member of the world-famous Blue Collar Comedy Tour, Ron White has built a career by telling brutally honest stories brimming with punch lines and bursting with laughs.

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Elvis: The King of Rock & Roll at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Elvis at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Put on your “Blue Suede Shoes” and head on down to Seneca Allegany for the ultimate afternoon of “Elvis”. This movie star Elvis pays homage to the “King of Rock & Roll’ and the hits that made him famous. Backed by his amazing band they will take you through the decades of Elvis. Simply stated this is the #1 Elvis Entertainer in the World!

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NY Regular Hunting Season opens

2017 NY State Deer Regular Season
Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:01am - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 11:59pm

The deer and gun regular season for our area opens Saturday, November 18th throughout NY State and will continue until Dec 10th.  Cattaraugus County has long been one of the top outdoor locations for hunting with the lush and thick landscapes of the surrounding mountains.  Continually ranking in the top for harvesting of deer, state lands, state forest and Allegany State Park allow hu

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King of The Cage at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

King of the Cage at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 11/18/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The ultimate one-on-one battle is back at the Seneca Allegany Events Center – don’t miss a night of King of the Cage Mixed Martial Arts brought to you by Seneca Fight Night. See the region’s best athletes and warriors go toe to toe inside the cage. It’s sure to be a night you won’t forget!

Tickets go on sale in August!

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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2017

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come join Santa and Mrs. Clause as they officially light the town's holiday decorations!

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StrOlean - Small Business Saturday

August 2017 StrOlean (Photo credit: C. Jaquith)
Sat, 11/25/2017 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

This event seeks to encourage all to shop small.  StrOLEAN is defined as an event where event goers will be able to saunter, amble, wander, walk North Union Street; and will be able to enjoy food, music, fine arts, activities and fun for all ages.

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Do Not Go Gentle"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Do Not Go Gentle"
Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 4:00pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Do Not Go Gentle".  Lillian Boedecker Barron is old, vibrant, funny, wise, and recently deceased!

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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2018

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come join Santa and Mrs. Clause as they officially light the town's holiday decorations!

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Autumn Places

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Over 130 Old Order Amish Shops

Over 130 Old Order Amish Shops in an uncommercialized setting. Visit AmishTrail.com for more information on the Old Order Amish.

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