Stories of family and ancestors who lived and worked in Cohoes (textile and garment workers, butchers and barbers), Waterford (canalers), Whitehall (farmers and canalers), Port Henry (iron miners and Civil War soldiers), Champlain (canalers and farmers) and other towns along the Champlain Canal in New York State with some diversions to the places they emigrated from....Quebec (landless farmers, shoemakers, sailors, soldiers), Acadia (more farmers), and even Cornwall, England (tin miners).
Thursday, July 29, 2010
French Churches of Cohoes, Part III
Sacred Heart (Sacre Coeur) Church on the corner of Park Avenue and Forest Avenue on Van Schiak Island was another Francophone Church in Cohoes. Here are pictures taken summer 2010