Aug 31

At The Railyard: Fonda Johnstown & Gloversville Review Post by trmania on Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:13 pm …when the sewing machine came into popularity in the middle of the 19th century, it caused a boom in textile production. In Gloversville, New York, the main product of the textile industries was fine leather gloves. 20 […]

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May 30

A moment in history… Hotel Roy Burned Fonda Landmark Destroyed – Night Porter Injured While Escaping Syracuse Herald, Syracuse, NY, 26 Jan 1909 Fonda, NY – 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 first discovered by […]

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Apr 28

ESS EXTRA!! – Fonda Speedway, Fonda, NY Empire Super Sprints – April 25, 2010 – by Dean Reynolds The “Track of Champions” continues to thrive in Upstate, NY under the promotions of Ric and Laura Lucia and the race directing of Marty Beberwyck. While many tracks are pulling back the reins with the state of […]

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Sep 05

Photos from the Caughnawaga Cemetery in Fonda, New York recently taken by Adrienne Buckland Knight: Tags: Cemeteries, Fonda Family, History, Landmarks, Montgomery Co.

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Sep 04

I received these photos from Becky Kaufman of Seattle who is tracing her lineage from Michigan back to the Knickerbocker family of Rensselaer, New York. Rebeckah Fonda is buried in Schagticoke, Rensselear, New York in the Knickerbocker Family Cemetery. She was born 14 Apr 1718 in Albany, New York and died 8 Jan 1800 in […]

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