Tag Archive for: Herkimer County Writing Series

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.

April Events at the Herkimer County Historical Society

As the spring season blooms, Herkimer County Historical Society is excited to announce a series of captivating events throughout April.

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.

“Return To Sugar Bush, Sugaring Off” At Herkimer Home State Historic Site

This year’s event will be held on Saturday, April 20th from 10am until 3pm, with a special Pancake Breakfast from That Little Place On Main starting at 10am.

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…”

A Sailor at Heart | The Life Story of Charles P. Byron

The prelude to the life story of Charles P. Byron begins as one walks through the entrance of the Old St. Mary’s Cemetery.

73rd Annual Central Adirondack Art Show

The Central Adirondack Art Show is a long-standing Old Forge tradition showcasing some of the finest artists throughout the Central Adirondack Region and beyond.

Mohawk Valley history: March 7, 1903, Herkimer, NY

Herkimer newspaper acquires a Thorne simplex unitype typesetting machine on March 7, 1903, as reported in the Herkimer Democrat.

Mohawk Valley Women’s History Month: Anna Maria Müller (Miller)

Anna Maria Müller (Miller) was born Anna Maria Jacobi in Mainz, German, to parents Anne Barbara and Melchioris in 1687.