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"Mohawk, a township of Montgomery co., N.Y. Pop. 2887. It contains Fonda, the county seat, and a part of Tribe's Hill."

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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  • Jesuit missionaries entered this region around 1642 to work among the Mohawk. The principal village of the Mohawk was "Caughnawaga," now the site of Fonda.

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  • The Mohawk District, which became the original Town of Mohawk, was created in March 1772 by Sir William Johnson when Tryon County was split off from Albany County

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  • Mohawk, New York, USA
    Hotel Roy (Erected 1835)
  • News 1869 - Two men were killed and three seriously injured on the 22d by the explosion of a blast on the Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville Railroad, near Fonda, N. Y.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    March 6, 1869

  • News 1880 - William Dowd, of Fonda, N. Y., has been fined $178 for cruelty to a horse, and, as the animal was valued at $150, he thinks the Justice was a little severe on him.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    June 19, 1880

  • Mohawk, New York, USA
    Fonda High School
  • Mohawk, New York, USA
    Main Street
  • 1906
    Mohawk, a township (town) of Montgomery co., N.Y. It contains Fonda. Pop. in 1900, 2711.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • News 1909 - HOTEL ROY BURNED. Fonda Landmark Destroyed - Night Porter Injured While Escaping
    FONDA, Jan 26 - The most disastrous fire that has visited this village since 1899 was discovered about 2 p.m. yesterday in Hotel Roy. The fire was...Read MORE...




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