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Oneonta, New York, USA

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Where is Oneonta, New York, USA? 

Oneonta, Otsego, New York, USA
Oneonta is a city in southern Otsego County, New York, USA. Its nickname is "City of the Hills." While the word "oneonta" is of undetermined origin, it is popularly believed to mean "place of open rocks" in the Iroquois language. This refers to a prominent geological formation known as "Tablerocks" at the western end of the city.

The city is surrounded by the town of Oneonta, a separate municipal and political jurisdiction.Wikipedia


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Oneonta, New York, USA - Main Street, Oneonta, N.Y.
Oneonta, New York, USA

Main Street, Oneonta, N.Y.
Oneonta, New York, USA - Main Street above Maple, Oneonta, N.Y. (1907)
Oneonta, New York, USA

Main Street above Maple, Oneonta, N.Y. (1907)
Oneonta, New York, USA - Center Street School, Oneonta, N.Y.
Oneonta, New York, USA

Center Street School, Oneonta, N.Y.

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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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