The photos below were sent in by Jerry Reed, coordinator of our sister site, the Otsego County GenWeb Page. Although some of these specific houses are no longer in existence, or have been modified or modernized, they are representative of the variety of 19th and early 20th century family homes built throughout Herkimer and Montgomery Counties.

#1: Upper left: residence of Mrs. Mary E. O. Brush; Center: River Bridge Mohawk Street; Upper Right: residence of Smith C. Harter; Lower Right: residence of Volney Eaton; Lower Left: residence of W. H. Gay.

#2: Upper left: Gloo Block; Center: residence of Dr. Cyrus Kay; Upper Right: Hydraulic Canal North from German Street Bridge; Lower Right: residence of C. H. Warburton; Lower Left: Roof of Court House Southwest.

#3: Upper left: residence of H. H. Longstaff; Upper Center: Myers Park; Upper Right: residence of Wilber Witherstine; Lower Right: residence of F. L. Fisher; Lower Left: residence of H. W. McKenzie.

Source: Panorama and History of Herkimer County, N.Y.: 1725 - 1900, published by Miss Flora L. Wood, written and compiled by Thomas C. Murray. Published 1900.

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