While many of us think that our own father (or father figure) should be made famous for being a remarkable human, he'll likely have to settle for a spot of fame in our hearts.

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New York State has been home to many famous and influential fathers throughout history. From politicians to entertainers, these ten fathers who have deep roots in New York and who made significant contributions to their respective fields, and left a lasting impact not only on New York but beyond.

10 of the Most Famous Fathers of New York State

From politicians to entertainers, these ten fathers have deep ties to New York and each has left a lasting imprint not only on our state but beyond.

Upstate New York Adventures To Give Dad For Fathers Day 2023

Father's Day is all about Dad. And, let's face it, what to give him! Unlike eras in the past, when a necktie, a shirt, or a new pipe might suffice for the perfect gift, today's Dad (and Grandpa) are looking for something a little more adventurous. Here are a dozen suggestions to help you make Father's Day this year one of the best ever!

The Godfather Mansion in New York

Take a look around the iconic Godfather House in Staten Island, New York