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.

Bresee Hall is a historic institutional building located on the campus of Hartwick College at Oneonta in Otsego County, New York.

Mohawk Valley History: April 26

On April 26, 1928, Hartwick College plans for opening this fall with trustees approving to hold sessions In temporary quarters.

A view of houses in the city of Albany. United States Albany New York, 1789. Photograph.

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.

Blandina Street trolley, photo provided by the Oneida County History Center

This day in Mohawk Valley History: April 12

“THE FRANCHISE WAS RATIFIED. STREET CAR COMPANY AT LITTLE FALLS.” Headline from April 12, 1902, The Utica Observer.

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.

The Little Falls Post Office

John Porteous was appointed postmaster at the little falls, and the post office was located in his store. The early mail was delivered once a week punctually by Adam Feeter.”
March 30, 1797, Cooney Archives

Mohawk Valley history: March 23, 1909, Little Falls, NY

March 23, 1909: “Busy Times Down the Valley in Digging the Big Canal. The barge canal zone in this city will be a busy place this summer…”

Kingsborough Elementary that opened its doors as the Fulton County Historical Society Museum in 1973.

Mohawk Valley history: March 16, 1892

Wife of Founder of Leland Stanford University Gave Two a Luxuriously Furnished House For a Year. Her Kindness to an Old Priest. Italian Admirer’s Tribute.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Born Joan Ruth Bader on March 15, 1933 in Brooklyn, NY, Ruth Bader Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court of the United States for 27 years.