Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #10

The Young Rascals were “Groovin’” in 1967. This was the groups second number one, with “Good Lovin’” hitting the number one spot in 1966. They had a good string of hits until a couple members left in 1970. About ten years ago there were two groups touring at the same time with former members. One …

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Rochesterville 1817

The above is the top of the first page of the records for the Village of Rochesterville. It is dated May 20th 1817. Four of the Trustees (one from each Ward) were present; Francis Brown, William Cobb, Everard Peck and Jehiel Barnard. Missing from this meeting is the other Trustee, Daniel Mack. At this meeting …

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Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #26

In this article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) he writes about early doctors and medical books. In the early days people had pains same as they do today but more so as doctors were few and in between and everyone knew how to …

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Old News – Irish Minstrel Show

It is two months passed St. Patrick’s Day but there is going to be an Irish themed show at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Plus the ad reminds you that spring is a great time to but a house. THE CATHOLIC JOURNAL Friday, May 18, 1917 IRISH MINSTRELS The tenth annual performance of the Great Irish Minstrels …

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NY State Equal Rights Guide

New York State has put out a new travel guide that highlights the State’s equal rights accomplishments and historic places to visit to learn more about them. The guide is separated into these sections: Abolitionists and African-American History Suffragists and the Birth of the Women’s Rights Movement Human Rights Destinations General Tourist Places In 1917 …

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Guide – Military & Veteran’s Records

I uploaded a new chapter to the Genealogical Guide on Military and Veteran’s Records. I cover most of the Wars from the Revolutionary War to the Vietnam War. I left out the Mexican War because very few men from this area would have served in that war. I also left out the Spanish-American War as …

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