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Syracuse Essential Info


Syracuse is a city in Central New York.

Description is available from Wikitravel under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license. A list of contributors is available at the original article.


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Fun Facts

  1. Tom Cruise was born in Syracuse.
  2. The Mutoscope, a coin-operated, hand-crankable machine used to watch movies, was patented in Syracuse in the late 19th century.
  3. The reclining dental chair was invented by Syracuse’s own Milton Waldo Hanchett in 1840.
  4. Rod Sterling, known for his live television dramas of the 1950s and his science-fiction anthology TV series "The Twilight Zone", was born in Syracuse.
  5. Syracuse receives more snowfall than any other city in the entire country.

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