Montgomery County, New York
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History of Montgomery County

From the US GenWeb's Herkimer county site:

1841 Profile of Montgomery County: from "Historical Collections of the State of New York," by John W. Barber and Henry Howe, 1841.
1860 French's Gazetteer of Montgomery County: from the "Gazetteer of the State of New York," by J. H. French, copyright 1860
1869 Profile and History of Montgomery County, NY: from the "Gazetteer and Business Directory of Herkimer County, N.Y. 1869-1870"
Early Herkimer County History : from "History of New York State 1523-1927", edited by Dr. James Sullivan, copyright 1927
1824 Gazetteer: County Profile, Amsterdam, Anthony's Nose and Caughnawaga 
1824 Gazetteer: Broadalbin and Canajoharie
1824 Gazetteer: Charleston, Florida and Palatine
1824 Gazetteer: Johnstown, Stratford and Mayfield
1824 Gazetteer: Minden, Northampton and Oppenheim 

Other Articles of Special Interest

From the US GenWeb's Herkimer county site:

Who Were the Palatines?  an excellent history behind the Palatine immigration to the US
Little Journeys along the Old Mohawk Turnpike  Caughnawaga Chapter D. A. R., Fonda, NY, 1923
The Story of Old Fort Johnson  by W. Max Reid, 1906

Links to Other Articles of Special Interest on the Web:

1868 Map of the State of New York Showing its Canals and Railroads 249k jpeg

Other Web Sites of Interest

US GenWeb; Herkimer & Montgomery counties : site includes many genealogical and historical articles, including those previously linked to on this page, as well as a great selection of links to other sites.

Fort Klock : site includes many historical and genealogical articles and books, including Benton's 1856 "History of Herkimer County and the Upper Mohawk Valley".  Check out the "Contents" page.

St. John's Reformed Church, St. Johnsville, NY - includes the 1970 book "A History of St. John's Reformed Church, Formerly The Reformed Calvinist Church of The Upper Part of Palatine In The County of Montgomery", with history, vital records lists, and more.

Fort Johnson National Historic Site: home of Sir William Johnson in Ft. Johnson, Montgomery County, NY

Welcome to Historical Johnstown Home Page: includes articles about Ft. Johnstown, the Battle of Johnstown, St. John's Episcopal Church, with links to other pages of local historical interest

Montgomery County Department of History and Archives

Existing Railroad Stations in NYS : a searchable database.

Panoramic View Maps : a database of panoramic maps of cities and villages across the US.

Reproductions of Old Maps

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