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).
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Postcards of Cohoes
Canals, rivers and other waterways of Cohoes...
I think it may have been along here where Uncle Bobby fell off his bike delivering newspapers and split his head on the stonework of the canal.