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 James H. Halpin; Center: Mirror Lake; Upper Right: residence of J.M. Hemstreet; Lower Right: residence of The Misses Chatfield; Lower Left: residence of John Metzler.

#2: Upper left: residence of S.W.Edward; Center: residence of Wm. Kreuzer; Upper Right: Bellinger Homestead; Lower Right: Hodge Block; Lower Left: residence of George W. Graves.

#3: Upper left: residence of A. Bellinger; Upper Center: Court Street; Upper Right: residence of Mrs. Andrew Hiltz; Lower Right: residence of Mrs. M.A. Gilchrist; Lower Left: residence of C.G. Doxtater.

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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