FACTS ABOUT ROME
Did you know?The City of Rome is full of interesting facts. For example, did you know that?
Francis Bellamy, Author of the "Pledge of Allegiance" lived, and is buried, in Rome.
The first shovel of dirt was turned at Rome for the Erie Canal which bridged the gap between waterways to enable travel and opened the American West.
Alex Haley, the talented author of Roots, also lived in Rome.
In 1851, Jesse Williams inaugerated the factory systems of making cheese from sweet milk and the first cheese factory was in Rome, NY.
Dr. Potter, who lived at the Beeches, invented the first 2-piece handheld telephone.
Roman John Dove was instrumental in the development of the CD-Rom technology
Rome was home to the 30th anniversary of Woodstock 1999
. According to "The Encyclopedia of New York," in 1871, Prof. C.C. Coe of Rome landed his hot air balloon in downtown Syracuse's Clinton Square -- a scene likely witnessed by L. Frank Baum, who would later write about a similar episode in his classic, "The Wizard of Oz."
Tim Russ of Star Trek Voyager graduated from Rome Free Academy in 1974?
Area Attractions The City of Rome has wonderful natural, historic and cultural attractions that are sure to please the entire family.
Take some time to see the historic Capitol Theatre with its original installation Moeller organ.
The Beautiful Delta Lake State Park
Historic Erie Canal Village
Ft. Stanwix National Monument
The Jervis Library
Rome Sports Hall of Fame.
Whether you enjoy biking, hiking, history or swimming, you'll find something for everyone to enjoy!
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Nearby Restaurants Applebee's American Restaurant
Country Kitchen American Restaurant
Denny's American Restaurant
Frankie's Cafe American Restaurant
Hollywood Restaurant American Restaurant
Jay Huggins American Restaurant
Roadhouse 6611 American Restaurant
Teddys Restaurant American Restaurant
Teugega Country Club American Restaurant
Wendy's Italian Matchbox American Restaurant
Nearby Businesses111 Griffiss Business and Technology Park is a vibrant center for private and public enterprise in Rome, New York. Scores of tenants employ thousands of people making Griffiss one of the most successful business and technology parks in the United States. Covering 3,500 acres, Griffiss has development districts with specific focuses in technology, manufacturing, aviation, office, education and recreation.
Griffiss has efficient highway, air, canal and rail access to important U.S. and international trade centers.
Griffiss is within 15 miles of three New York State Thruway interchanges (Interstate 90), and is served directly by State Routes 825, 365, 46 and 49.
Griffiss Park is within 500 miles of 13 of the top 50 U.S. markets, and is a one-day truck drive from half of the population, personal income, business and sales in the United States and Canada.
Room Amenities Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast.
Free local calls
Cable TV service
Hotel Amenities Free breakfast
24-hour front desk
Coffee/tea in lobby
Total number of rooms – 57
Number of floors – 2
Free wired high-speed Internet
Family Friendly Amenities
Free self parking
Hotel Policies Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
Pet Friendly Hotel (Charges may apply)