This New York Beach That Used To Be A POW Camp Is Worth A Visit From Any Corner Of The State
With so many beaches in New York, it’s tough for one to stand out. One that does have a unique twist to it is Hamlin Beach State Park. The beach was designated as a park in 1929 and gained its name the following year. Today, it is primarily known for its wonderful trails and beautiful views, but you may not know that it has an interesting history. It served as a Prisoner of War camp in World War II!
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Lisa loves animals and has dogs, rats, cats, guinea pigs, snakes, and a hamster. Practically all of her free time is spent trapping and fixing stray cats. She also likes reading, playing Pokemon Go, and going to concerts. Her dog Cece is the best dog in the whole world.
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