Kuyahoora Towns

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Once known as the Kuyahoora River, the West Canada Creek flows from the southern Adirondacks into the Mohawk River at Herkimer. Kuyahoora Towns provides a snapshot view of the early days in the Kuyahoora's four valley and upland towns: Fairfield, Newport, Norway, and Russia. It further explores the villages and surrounding countryside of Fairfield, Norway, Gray, Cold Brook, Russia, Poland, Gravesville, Newport, and Middleville. The book highlights the cheese industry, Fairfield Academy with its medical college, the invention of the Yale Lock, and the area's beautiful limestone bridges, homes, and churches.
ISBN: 9780738512051
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Chartered in 1984 to preserve the history of the Kuyahoora Valley, the Kuyahoora Valley Historical Society encourages historical research and the preservation of local artifacts. Janet Burt, the president of the historical society, served as coordinator and editor of Kuyahoora Towns. She was assisted in selecting the images and researching their history by Jane Dieffenbacher, Susan McVoy-Barnard, Barbara Curran, Mary Anne Evans, Muriel Fenner, Helen Garlock, June Garlock, and Helen Wheatley.
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