(Walk in the Park TV episode #60) Every fall, the Friends of Robert H. Treman State Park in Ithaca, NY hold their Heritage Day in the upper park, with activities centered around the Old Mill and the ongoing archeology exploration of the former hamlet of Enfield Falls. Park visitors can go over to the dig and ask the archeologists what they are doing and what they are discovering. Prof. Sherene Baugher of Cornell University and her students in her archeology class now are unearthing the “Rumsey House,” occupied by the Rumsey family for over 60 years. We interview several of the students as they explain what they are finding, on this year’s Heritage Day on October 19, 2013.
We also take a short walk on the Gorge Trail at Buttermilk Falls State Park after most leaves have fallen, and we look at apparently deformed trees. I explain the phenomenon in a short video.
Finally, we look at some photos of fall colors in the Sixmile Creek area in Ithaca, by Deanna Stickler Laurentz.
Watch the show on Ithaca, NY’s public access cable channel 13 (or 97.3), beginning this evening, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at 9:00. See the rest of the schedule of showings over the next week.
Or you can watch it online anytime. Go directly to the YouTube post (perhaps for a little better video quality), or watch it right here. The best video quality will be the TV cablecast.