Category: Episodes in History

  • Episodes in History

                                         Logging in     Franklin County    Reynoldston 1880 through plate  glass negatives       Robert Schroeder      of Debar Pond, NY                                                         NewYear’s Eve    in Reynoldston      

  • Logging in The Township of Brandon, Franklin County, New York

      LOGGING IN FRANLKIN COUNTY AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY (AROUND  1900) By Marion Delisle My objective was to learn about logging in its traditional form as practised in the early years of 1900. Having lived on a farm near such wooded areas, logging has been not only a pastime but a means of…

  • Reynoldston Life in the late 19th Century from Glass Negatives

  • Robert Schroeder of Debar Pond, NY

    Robert Schroeder of Debar Pond, NY  Slide Show of Debar Pond – Schroeder Mansion and Today Background on Robert Schroeder of Debar Pond Listen to Pearl Learned (1895-1986) talk about Debar Pond Three Suicides – Utica Herald Dispatch July 26, 1912 The Scandalous Husband of Elsa Schroeder From Seaver’s History of Franklin County 1915 SCHROEDER…


    For a Video narrative/skit of the following  short shory CLICK HERE   New Year’s Eve in Reynoldston     By W. Langlois & R.H. McGowan * This story previously published in York State Tradition summer 1970 was based on stories told to us by residents.  It is an fictitious elaboration on a traditional New Year’s Eve event…