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  • In 1919, farms and communities across the state had been drained of young men -- called into service during two years of war. Weekly casualty lists…
  • In May 1887 the Griggs Courier, of Cooperstown, reported that Mrs. Beebe was “a good deal annoyed” with the gang of boys creating a nuisance in her…
  • In the poem "The Death of General Grant," Walt Whitman wrote:Thou from the prairies! TangledAnd many veined and hard has been thy pastIn 1885, The Griggs…