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"Johnstown, a post-village, capital of Fulton co, N.Y., in Johnstown township, on Cayadutta Creek, 4 miles by rail N. of Fonda, and 48 miles W.N.W. of Albany. It has 8 churches, a union school, 2 banks, gas-works, 3 newspaper offices, 2 grist-mills, a planing-mill, and extensive manufactures of gloves and mittens which give employment to many skilled operatives. Pop. in 1880, 5013; in 1890, 7768."

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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October 1898

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Cayadutta Falls
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  • News  1887 - Loss, Fifty Thousand Dollars.
    JOHNSTOWN, N.Y., Dec. 30. - Charles King's glove-leather establishment was burned Tuesday night. Sixty men are thrown out of employment. The loss... Read MORE...

  • News  1889 - At Johnstown, N.Y., the Union Academy building was burned on the 1st, causing a loss of $45,000. George Thompson, chief of the fire department, was instantly killed, and Teddy Smith was fatally hurt by the falling walls.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    February 9, 1889
  • 1916
    Johnstown, a city, capital of Fulton co., N.Y., on Cayadutta Creek, 48 miles WNW. of Albany, on the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville R. It has... Read MORE...

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