Minetto Map & Journals

This semester I enrolled in a class called “Mapping: Visual and Textual Structure”. In our first residency we discussed the definition of a map as it may apply in it’s abstract form. In short, we identified unconventional objects that told a story, illustrating the journey from one place or time to another. I believe that […]

Kay Wheeler’s Memories: Part 2

Table of Contents Introduction John Henry Crouch and Eliza Ann View John Cook and Mary Frances McDermott Joseph Quigg and Mary Frances Cook Agnes, Edward, Marion and Butsy Quigg Harry Crouch Rose Esther Quigg Crouch Pre-Minetto Minetto Burt House River Road Crown Avenue Dolls Girl Scouts Education Swimming Skating Bridge Holidays Doctors Transportation Misc. Childhood […]

“Spider” Photos

As a genealogist, one of the great rewards derived from sharing your research is the unexpected correspondence that appears in your mailbox containing new information on your ancestors. I received just such a package yesterday from Karen Rogers Capeling in regards to a collection of essays on the Crouch family that was donated to Town […]

From a Mill in Minetto

Table of Contents Introduction The Early Years Company & Country Company & Community Post World War II The Cleanup References Introduction Throughout our history, manufacturing and industrialization have led to the creation, as well as the destruction, of many small towns. The Town of Minetto, located in Central New York, is just such an example. […]