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Where is the Philip Schuyler mansion located?
September 11, 2001 was the date of the second terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, what year was the first attack?
Where does the Native American Festival take place in New York in the month of August?
Near Whiteface Mountain in the Adirondacks.
What waterfalls did the Indians call "Thunder of Water"?
Where are most of the Dairy farms in New York located?
Hudson River Valley and Mohawk River Valley
W.E.B. Du Bois founded what organization in New York City in the 1900s?
What famous African American played major league baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers?
Who was the mayor of New York City when the World Trade Center was attacked on September 11, 2001?
What is the name of New York's financial district?
In what year did the Triangle Shirtwaist Company burn?
On what date did New York become a state?
July 26, 1788
What is the New York state insect?
Where is the Great New York State Fair held?
Syracuse, New York
What crime did Warren Commission investigate in the 1960s?
The Kennedy assassination
What is New York State's motto?
Excelsior (meaning "Ever Upward")
What is the New York State bird?
What famous speech of Lincoln's began with the words, "Fourscore and seven years ago"?
The Gettysburg Address
What is the New York State fish?
The Brook Trout
The highest waterfall in New York State is 215 feet high, what is its name?
New York States largest lake is 79.8 square miles, which lake is it?
New York States longest river is 315 miles long, what is its name?
What state park in New York is larger than the Yellowstone, Everglades, Glacier, and Grand Canyon parks combined?
Adirondack State Park
How long is the New York State Canal System?
524 miles long
Where was the first capital of New York State located?
What was the name of the soldiers led by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War?
What was Ronald Reagan's profession before entering politics?
Which city became known for salt in the early 1800's?
What is the name of the large outdoor area in New York City which opened for public use in 1876?
What is the origin of the State name?
Named after England's Duke of York
Who is credited for inventing the steam boat?
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