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Author: Katherine Dunn

Katherine "Kate" Dunn is a travel, nature and photography enthusiast. She is a New York native and was the Digital Editorial Coordinator of ILoveNY.com and the I LOVE NY app from January 2016 to December 2017.

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Labor Day is just around the corner so celebrate the last days of summer with a New York State weekend getaway. Discover hidden lakes and live music, sunny beaches and bountiful vineyards, or parasailing and island kayaking. Whatever this summer has been to you, make this weekend count with these easy Labor Day Weekend getaways. 

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site - Photo by NPS-Bill Urbin

March is Women's History Month, but just as history is larger than a single month, so too are the people that inspire female empowerment. From Eleanor Roosevelt's human rights work at the United Nations to Lucille Ball's industry firsts, here are seven facts you probably didn't know about iconic women in historyand the places in New York that celebrate their feats.

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Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., and Harriet Tubman—these names often come to mind when thinking of black history in the United States. But just as history is grander than a handful of memories, so are the people and acts of bravery celebrated during Black History Month and every month of the year. In celebration of moments throughout history, here are 10 facts about black history in New York State.