Although this is not an early scene in New York State it typifies they type of public transportation that continued to exist for decades in regions untouched by railroads. Since this is a Daguerreotype the image is reversed. The lettering along the roof line says "Hanover and Manchester." Note the unusual three-horse hitch. Image courtesy of Josh Heller.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
to a group of people wishing to go sightseeing around the countryside, particularly during the summer. This rare Daguerreotype is felt by some hisgtorians to have been taken in Canandaigua.
Image courtesy of Josh Heller.
Posted by Richard Palmer at 6:19 PM
Thursday, January 17, 2013
One of the last remnants of stagecoach days between Syracuse and Watertown was the Dixon House, built in 1836. It was destroyed by fire on June 1, 1916. A large hall in the rear of the hotel was totally destroyed in the fire, along with its contents. A nearby livery stable and garage were also consumed in the flames. C.A. Williams was the last owner.
Posted by Richard Palmer at 12:29 PM