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Oneonta, New York, USA
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Oneonta, Otsego, New York, USA

"Oneon'ta, a post-village in Oneonta township, Otsego co., N.Y., on the Susquehanna River, and on the Albany & Susquehanna Railroad, 82 miles W.S.W. of Albany, and 60 miles E.N.E. of Binghamton. It contains 5 churches, a national bank, 2 other banks, 2 newspaper offices, several factories, and mills and machine-shops of the railroad company. Pop. in 1880, 3002; in 1890, 6272."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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News  1881 - A GREAT FIRE IN A SMALL TOWN. ONEONTA'S PRINCIPAL BUSINESS HOUSES DESTROYED - THE LOSS $50,000.
ONEONTA, N. Y., July 27. - The largest conflagration which has been seen in Oneonta for years broke ...Read MORE...

News  1894 - A STATE NORMAL AND TRAINING SCHOOL BURNED.
Cooperstown, N.Y., Feb. 16. - The state normal and training school at Oneonta was burned yesterday...Read MORE...

News  1905 - NEW YORK TOWN SCORCHED.
Oneonta, N. Y., June 2. - Damage estimated at $100,000 was done by a fire which began late last...Read MORE...

1906
Oneonta, a post-village in Oneonta township (town), Otsego co., N.Y., on the .Susquehanna River and ...Read MORE...

News  1906 - BIG FIRE IN ONEONTA. TWO BUSINESS BUILDINGS DESTROYED AND TWO FIREMEN HURT.
Utica, May 22. - Fire which broke out in Oneonta at 5:30 this morning and was not controlled until...Read MORE...

News  1908 - FLAMES RAGE IN ONEONTA. ARLINGTON HOTEL AND SEVEN OTHER BUILDINGS BURNED.
Loss Is Estimated at $100,000 – Several Persons Had Narrow Escapes and Lost All Their Personal...Read MORE...

News  1910 - HOTEL GUESTS FLEE FIRE BY LADDER ROUTE. THIRTY-FIVE HAVE CLOSE CALL IN CENTRAL AT ONEONTA.
FLAMES CAUSE $100,000 LOSS.
EMPLOYEE FOUND DEAD ON TOP FLOOR OF STRUCTURE - BLAZE STARTS NEAR...Read MORE...


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