The United States of America is known to have some of the prettiest places in the world. Beautiful landscapes and scenic beauty is something that you can find a lot in this country. One such place that is found in the United States is Lake Placid; it is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in New York’s Essex County. Lake Placid is near the center of the town of North Elba, Lake Placid, Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake make the Tri-Lakes region.
Chinatown is an adjoining area of Lower Manhattan, lying on the Lower Eastern Side of New York with its east, having Civil Center at its south, Italy at north and Tribeca at its western side. Chinatown is residential point to the biggest society of Chinese residents lying in the western hemisphere. It is also known as one of the most ancient Chinese ethnic societies with a population around 100,000 inhabitants. Chinatown was chiefly inhabited by Cantonese speakers. The era between 1980s to 90s brought a huge number of Min-speaking refugees from East. As the popular dialect among Cantonese and Min people is Mandarin (the certified dialect in China), Chinatown people have to learn and use Mandarin essentially.
New York is one of most popular states of the United States of America. When you hear this name, then the first thing that comes to your mind is the famous New York City, but it has more to it than just one city. New Jersey is a state beside New York, it is one of the most beautiful places in the world, as it features some of most stunning and gorgeous sceneries and landscapes. One highlight of New Jersey is the Hudson River. It is perhaps one of the biggest rivers in the United States but is surely one of the most beautiful. It flows through mountains, forests and has some of the best landscapes all around it.
The Trump Tower, as the name suggests is a building that is owned by the chairman and president of The Trump Organization, Donald Trump. The construction of the Trump Tower started in the year 1979 and was completed in 1983. The height of the Trump Tower is 202 m or 663 Ft and it has a floor count of 68 floors. The architect who designed the Trump Tower was Der Scutt while the structural engineer was Irwin Cantor and Donald Trump was the developer.
Old Fort Niagara is around 300 years old place that was occupied, one after the other, by three nations; France then Great Britain and now the United States. The beautiful historical building is situated near Youngstown, New York, at the mouth of Niagra River on its east side bank on Lake Ontario. Fort visitors find it as the oldest buildings in the Great Lakes region having some unique living history programs arranging exhibits together with some special events. The French had established their first post back in 1679 and built an impressive “French Castle” around the year 1726. Later Britain gained control of the place in 1759 during the Indian and French War and they maintained their control throughout the period of American Revolution and then yielding the fort to the United States in 1796.
Located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States, Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university i.e. ranked consistently among the top 10 universities of the World. It was founded as the College of New Jersey in 1746 in Elizabeth. In 1747, the institution moved to Newark and then after nine more years it went to its current site i.e. Princeton, New Jersey, where in 1896, it was renamed Princeton University.
History of the Fort
Fort Niagara is the oldest continuously-occupied military installation in North America. Built by the French to protect their interests in what was then New France, it became a crucial installation in the northern reaches of British North America and since the War of 1812 has been home to detachments of the United States Army and later the Coast Guard. The site today is a National Historical Landmark, part of the National Register of Historic Places, the central attraction of both a New York state park and a federal National Historic Area and a functioning fortress that preserves the military methods and lifestyle of the 18th and 19th century. It may also be haunted, and is a site of great interest to students of the paranormal.
Large universities are always interesting places to visit, but many campuses have sites of historical importance, buildings of distinction or museums of interest. Harvard University, the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, has all three, and can easily be reached from Boston, which is about 3 miles (4.8 km) to the southeast, by highways along the Charles River, city streets and buses or the Red Line subway of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Boston’s famous “T”.
The spectacular Falls and the beautiful scenery of the Niagara River and its gorge are the greatest attractions of the American and Canadian sides of Niagara Falls. The sightseeing, tours and illuminations focus on the mist, the remarkable curtain of water vapor produced by the power of an enormous volume of falling water that is one of the chief features of the Falls. The mist also figures prominently in the ancient history of the native inhabitants of the region, and the story of the Indian maiden who came to live behind the Falls and who protected the people of the Neutral Nations is told in several ways at the Niagara attractions.
Lights over Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls represents one of the most spectacular sights in North America, and in fact in the world. The spectacle is even more remarkable at night, when the cascading waters are lit by various colors and styles of light, and frequently by fireworks as well. Illumination of the Falls began in 1860, when English electrical engineer Robert W. Blackwell proposed to celebrate a visit to the Falls by the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, with Bengal lights, signal flares used for illumination and communication and particularly important in sea rescue.