Mohawk Valley History

Writing Series

Read articles written by historians from throughout the Mohawk Valley region. Contact us if you have a story idea or local historian that you would like to see published in our writing series.

The St. Regis Mohawk School and the Cultural Revival of 1937 By Darren BonaparteThe St. Regis Mohawk School and the Cultural Revival of 1937 By Darren Bonaparte

The St. Regis Mohawk School and the Cultural Revival of 1937

The Wampum Chronicles: “The St. Regis Mohawk School and the Cultural Revival of 1937“ by cultural historian and author, Darren Bonaparte.
Little Falls NY, 1890

Mohawk Valley history: February 23, 1907, Herkimer, NY

February 23, 1907: Bad Fire in Little Falls. Lovenheim Building Occupied by Shoddy Co., Totally Destroyed.
Workshop Introduction to Blacksmithing

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This day in Mohawk Valley history: February 22

Second Heavy Storm Of Season Hits Local Area. Last Snow Makes Depth of Three Feet Dropped in Week's Time. February 22, 1940, Cobleskill, NY.
Old News Clippings Document “Mohawk” Political Revival

Old News Clippings Document “Mohawk” Political Revival

The Wampum Chronicles: “Old News Clippings Document ‘Mohawk’ Political Revival“ by cultural historian and author, Darren Bonaparte.

Mohawk Valley history: February 16, 1889, Utica, NY

This day in Mohawk Valley history from The Utica Observer, February 16, 1889, Utica, Oneida County, NY. The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument.
The Great Bicycle Relay Race of 1892.

THE GREAT BICYCLE RELAY RACE OF 1892

Details of the Great Race were published in The Saturday Globe. This article has been adapted and added to by Ann Eysaman Schuyler.

Mohawk Valley history: February 15, 1909, Gloversville, NY

This day in Mohawk Valley history from The Johnstown Republican, February 15, 1909, Fulton County, New York.