An image from the 1902 Albany directory, which included some Troy listings as well. Miss J. Kimmey was a masquerade and theatrical costumer, with thorough knowledge of the business and twenty years experience. She had shops at 342 River and 11 Fourth streets in Troy; presumably the Santa Claus outfits were available in both.
In 1870, the St. Lawrence Republican (of Ogdensburg) ran a story headed “R.S.V.P., or the Van Rensselaer Skating Park,” and […]
A singular accident happened on the Hudson River Railroad on Friday evening. The Express train which left this city on […]
The remarkable darkness of Tuesday morning, September 6th, 1881, was phenomenal. A heavy yellowish mist obscured objects a hundred feet […]
Imagine our surprise when we were looking at an old map of Troy (as we do) and suddenly saw something […]
Our endless search for all things Albany and Troy recently turned up this bit of sheet music from 1856 (courtesy […]
Our brief mention of the Troy home of William Kemp got us curious … how did 65 Second Street come […]