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.

Enter Joseph Brant

In this week’s The Wampum Chronicles, Darren Bonaparte continues with Enter Joseph Brant.

From the LFHS Cooney Archives: A Place to Call Home – The Mohawk Valley

A patent issued by King George II of England, bestowed to John Jost Schnell and Jacob Zimmerman 3,600 acres of land north of the Mohawk River across from the General Herkimer home.

New York Disposes of Northern New York

In this week’s The Wampum Chronicles, Darren Bonaparte continues with New York Disposes of Northern New York.
Historic Johnson Hall

Friends of Johnson Hall awarded Park and Trail Partnership Grant

The Friends of Johnson Hall has been awarded $27,585 to develop an app that will enhance the traditional tour through the historic house.
New York Disposes of Northern New York

New York Disposes of Northern New York

In this week’s The Wampum Chronicles, Darren Bonaparte continues with Treaties of Contention with New York Disposes of Northern New York.
The Wampum Chronicles

The Building of the Stone Church and The Drawing of the Border.

In this week’s The Wampum Chronicles, Darren Bonaparte continues with The Six Nations and Tyendinaga Reserves and The “Central Fire” Moves to Buffalo Creek.

The Building of the Stone Church and The Drawing of the Border.

In this week’s The Wampum Chronicles, Darren Bonaparte continues with The Building of the Stone Church and The Drawing of the Border.

Treaties of Contention

In this week’s The Wampum Chronicles, Darren Bonaparte begins with “Treaties of Contention“ and the suspicious quit claims by Brandt and Cook.