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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 out at 3:45 this morning in the drug store of N....Read MORE...


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    Main Street, Oneonta, N.Y.
  • 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 morning.

    The Oneonta state normal school was...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 night and burned until this morning, destroying two...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 8 o'clock, destroyed two business buildings, one...Read MORE...


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


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    Birdseye View of Oneonta, N.Y. from Armory Tower, 1907
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    Municipal Building
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    Main Street above Maple, Oneonta, N.Y. (1907)
  • 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 Property.

    ONEONTA, Dec. 28 – Fire which for a time...Read MORE...


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    D. & H. Round House
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    State Normal School
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    Municipal Building and Westcott Block, 1909
  • 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 ELEVATOR SHAFT AND WORKS DESTRUCTION...Read MORE...


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    Broad Street, from Depot
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    Central Hotel, 1910
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    D. & H. Depot
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    View on Electric Lake
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    First Baptist Church and Chestnut Street
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    Main Street River Bridge, 1910
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    Center Street School, Oneonta, N.Y.
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    Fox Memorial Hospital, 1912
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    M. N. Elwell & Son.
    Dealers in Flour, Feed & Meal
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    Chestnut Street and Methodist Church, 1914
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    "The Oneonta" Hotel
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    Oneonta High School
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    Public Library, 1922
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    Oneonta State Teachers College
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    Presbyterian Church and Parsonage


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Main Street, Oneonta, N.Y.

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Main Street above Maple, Oneonta, N.Y. (1907)


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Birdseye View of Oneonta, N.Y. from Armory Tower, 1907

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Municipal Building

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D. & H. Round House

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State Normal School

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Municipal Building and Westcott Block, 1909

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Center Street School, Oneonta, N.Y.

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Broad Street, from Depot

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Central Hotel, 1910


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D. & H. Depot

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View on Electric Lake

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First Baptist Church and Chestnut Street

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Main Street River Bridge, 1910

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Fox Memorial Hospital, 1912

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M. N. Elwell & Son.
Dealers in Flour, Feed & Meal

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Chestnut Street and Methodist Church, 1914

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"The Oneonta" Hotel

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Oneonta High School

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Public Library, 1922

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Oneonta State Teachers College

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Presbyterian Church and Parsonage
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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 out at 3:45 this morning in the drug store of N.... 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 morning.

    The Oneonta state normal school was... 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 night and burned until this morning, destroying two... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Oneonta, a post-village in Oneonta township (town), Otsego co., N.Y., on the .Susquehanna River and on the Delaware and Hudson and the Ulster 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 8 o'clock, destroyed two business buildings, one... 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 Property.

    ONEONTA, Dec. 28 – Fire which for a time... 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 ELEVATOR SHAFT AND WORKS DESTRUCTION... Read MORE...

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