Journey Through the Finger Lakes

In partnership with the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance, WXXI presents Journeys Through the Finger Lakes, an exploration of the past and present of the Finger Lakes region. How was the region created and defined?  What effects did the landscape and weather have on the industry, agriculture, and community development? Who were the historical figures that influenced national issues in critical ways? And, who is continuing to create an innovative and diverse cultural landscape that has become synonymous with the region?  

The Finger Lakes holds a unique and important place in the history of New York State. It is a destination to be explored and experienced. In this one-hour documentary, WXXI takes you on a journey through the lush topography, the vibrant culture, the seminal moments, the singular institutions, and visionary initiatives that make up the rich tapestry of this extraordinary placeJourneys Through the Finger Lakes encores on Thursday, September 3 at 10 a.m., Friday, September 4 at 5 p.m., and Monday, September 7 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-CREATE (DT 21.3/cable 1276), and Saturday, September 5 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 6 at 11:30 a.m. on WXXI-WORLD (DT 21.2/cable 1275)

Journeys Through the Finger Lakes is dedicated to John Adamski, who worked tirelessly on behalf of the Finger Lakes and the Finger Lakes Museum.

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Journeys Through the Finger Lakes is made possible with support from: