Kahnawake and Blood Among Brothers

The Wampum Chronicles continue with Kahnawake and Blood Among Brothers from Darren Bonaparte’s, “From the Land of Flint to the Land Where the Partridge Drums.”

The Mohawk Migration to the Village of Prayer

The Wampum Chronicles Writing Series continues with The Mohawk Migration to the Village of Prayer and Kateri Tekakwitha.

From the Land of Flint to the Land Where the Partridge Drums

The Wampum Chronicles continue with the first part of the Migration from the Mohawk Valley to Kahnawake and Akwesasne. The Mohawks used this area in ancient times for both permanent and seasonal occupation.

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.

Winter at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

Cinema Sunday at Schoharie Crossing

Schoharie Crossing will host the first Cinema Sunday of the year at the Enders House on Schoharie Street in Fort Hunter, April 28th at 2pm.

On APRIL 18, 1876, Dudley Burwell died at his home in what is now Moreland Park.

Prominent Little Falls attorney and one-time member of the state legislature, died at his home in what is now Moreland Park.

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.

Land Where The Partridge Drums

Land Where The Partridge Drums: A History of the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation by Darren Bonaparte originally published in the Indian Time, November 12, 1993

The Railway Express Agency and Pigeon Releasing

Sometimes all it takes is a picture or a story to generate a Historical Society writing series piece. Such is the case with this article.

Little Falls Historical Society Museum: This Day in History on April 6, 1903

Louis Ransom, a native of Little Falls, invented the steam street car in 1877, which was the precursor to the electric trolley.