In the stories of colonial New York by Washington Irving, colonial New York had apple orchards. New York City in colonial times had mills to grind flour and iron to make plows. Farms in the area grew flax and hemp.
In colonial New York State, there were and are ocean harbors, lakes, rivers, mountains, valleys, rolling hills, and plateaus. There were and are areas suitable for agriculture and water travel. The Adirondack Mountains are part of the Appalachian Mountain chain that extends to Georgia.
Here are some historical events that have happened in New York. 1. New York drops the New Years Eve ball every year in times square. 2. The World Trade Center was bombed on September 11th, 2001. what a sad sad moment .