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  1. Come Join Us At The Town With The Funny Name! Adriane Kinner Comm 115 10/28/2008 Adriane Kinner

  2. Horseheads New York AdrianeKinner

  3. History • Behind the Name • First and Only Town in U.S Dedicated to the Service of the American Military Horse • Pack Horses of Major-General John Sullivan • Helped in the Campaign Against the Six Nations of Native Americans • Killed In Battle • Heads Used to Ward Away Settlers • Settlers Built Homes on the Spot Adriane Kinner

  4. History II • Village known as “The Valley of Horses Heads” Until May 15th 1837 • May 15th 1837 Incorporated as “Fairport” • People rallied for Original Revolutionary Name • 1845 Became Horseheads • 1885 Changed to North Elmira • 1886 Returned to Horseheads Adriane Kinner

  5. Attractions • Harris Hill • Place of First Glider Flight Adriane Kinner

  6. Attractions • Many Parks and recreational facilities • Mall and Several Shopping Centers • Museums • Art, History, and Glass all nearby • Tanglewood • Narture Center and Museum Adriane Kinner

  7. Short Drives • Finger Lakes Wineries • Darien Lake • Watkins Glen • Rochester, NY • Binghamton, NY • Seneca Lake • Keuka Maid Adriane Kinner

  8. Other Facts • Small Close Knit Town • Scenery Breathtaking in Fall • Many Great Family Activities • Great Local Resturants • Education Programs Phenominal For more information check out the website at: http://www.horseheads.org/index.php?n=Main.HomePage Adriane Kinner

  9. Pictures of Horseheads Finger Lakes Wineries http://www.horseheads.org/index.php?n=Main.HomePage Fall View http://www.prweb.com/prfiles/2007/08/21/268344/summerbluff.jpg Harris Hill View http://www.flickr.com/photos/7174327@N06/1663523740/ http://picasaweb.google.com/coxkix69/LillieSBirthday#5102413112408751186 Adriane Kinner

  10. We Can’t Wait To See You! http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Academy/2041/hhshome.html Adriane Kinner