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Oneonta, New York, USA

Oneonta, Otsego, New York, USA

Oneonta was first known as McDonald's Mills. Beginning in 1817, it became Milfordville. It wasn't until 1830 that the township of Oneonta was formed.

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  • 1854 - Oneonta
    Oneonta, a post-township in the S. part of Otsego co., New York. Population, 1902.

    Oneonta, a post-village in the above town ship, on the...Read MORE...


  • 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...


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


  • 1895 - Oneonta
    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....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...


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


  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    D. & H. Round House
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    State Normal School
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    Municipal Building and Westcott Block, 1909
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  • 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...


  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    Broad Street, from Depot
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    Central Hotel, 1910
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    D. & H. Depot
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    View on Electric Lake
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    First Baptist Church and Chestnut Street
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    Main Street River Bridge, 1910
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    Center Street School, Oneonta, N.Y.
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    Fox Memorial Hospital, 1912
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    M. N. Elwell & Son.
    Dealers in Flour, Feed & Meal
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    Chestnut Street and Methodist Church, 1914
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    "The Oneonta" Hotel
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    Oneonta High School
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    Public Library, 1922
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    Oneonta State Teachers College
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  • Oneonta, New York, USA
    Presbyterian Church and Parsonage
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Main Street, Oneonta, N.Y.
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Oneonta, New York, USA
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Main Street above Maple, Oneonta, N.Y. (1907)
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Oneonta, New York, USA
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Birdseye View of Oneonta, N.Y. from Armory Tower, 1907
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Oneonta, New York, USA
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Municipal Building
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Oneonta, New York, USA
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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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Oneonta, New York, USA
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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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Oneonta, New York, USA
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Chestnut Street and Methodist Church, 1914
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Oneonta, New York, USA
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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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Oneonta, New York, USA
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Presbyterian Church and Parsonage
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  • 1854 - Oneonta
    Oneonta, a post-township in the S. part of Otsego co., New York. Population, 1902.

    Oneonta, a post-village in the above town ship, on the... Read MORE...

  • 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...

  • 1895 - Oneonta
    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.... 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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