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, December 23, 2010
Merry Christmas ***** Joyeux Noel
A Cohoes Christmas Tree, circa 1942
A Christmas tree, circa 1942, with a gift for or from Bobby Wills under Dorothy Mae's tree.