Donal Hurley and his Little Falls Diamond Collection.

On MAY 9, 1892 in the “The Jewelers Weekly”

On MAY 9, 1892, “The Jewelers Weekly” mentioned J. H. H. Vosburgh’s remarkable collection of quartz crystals.

Thomas Burh Home | The Knights of Columbus | 690 East Main Street, Little Falls, New York.

From the Cooney Archives: On May 2, 1897, The Knights of Columbus Council was organized in Little Falls

On May 2, 1897, a council of the Knights of Columbus was organized in the old Gymnasium Hall in the McCauley Building in Little Falls.

Photo: General Electric Company, Schenectady Works.

May 2, 1906: Another Big Plant

The General Electric Company announced yesterday the awarding of contracts for the erection of another mammoth shop in Schenectady.

Erie Canal in the Mohawk Valley, 1905

May 1, 1902: Straightening the Mohawk River

Interesting Account Written by One Who Worked Upon the Job at the Age of 16–No Steam Shovels in Those Days.

George Washington’s First Inaugural Address

On April 30, 1789, George Washington delivered his first inaugural address to a joint session of Congress, assembled in Federal Hall in the nation’s new capital, New York City.

National Historic Marker Day

View the Little Falls Historical Society’s list of historic markers that preserve the city’s history for future generations.

A view of houses in the city of Albany. United States Albany New York, 1789. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004671540/.

Otsego Herald or Western Advertiser, April 20, 1797, Cooperstown

Mohawk Valley History: Excerpts from the Otsego Herald or Western Advertiser, April 20, 1797, from Cooperstown, New York.

San Francisco Earthquake of 1906: Ruins in vicinity of Post and Grant Avenue. Looking northeast.

1906 San Francisco Earthquake reported in Johnstown, April 18, 1906

The Johnstown Daily Republican reports on the San Francisco, Cal., April 18, 1906, earthquake that has dealt the city a staggering blow.

Chorus from 5 Schools Takes Part In Area Music Festival

This day in Mohawk Valley history: April 5

Chorus from 5 Schools Takes Part In Area Music Festival, The Morris Chronicle, April 5, 1962 Morris, Otsego County, New York.

April 1: All Fools’ Day

Read about, April, 1, All Fools’ day, in the Mohawk Valley as reported in NYS historic newspapers in Herkimer and Fulton Counties.