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German Immigrant Ancestors
in Syracuse and Onondaga County, New York


Postcards from Michelle's
"Views of Syracuse, New York
Through Four Generations" collection


Street Views of Syracuse




North Salina Street, main street of the "German" North Side of Syracuse (circa 1900).


Northside Farmers' Market, c. 1900, Syracuse, New York

Northside Farmers' Market, Syracuse, New York, circa 1900
where area farmers (Cicero, North Syracuse, etc.) brought their produce



Old Reservoir, Syracuse, circa 1900

When the Woodland Reservoir opened on South Geddes Street in 1894, the old Wilkinson Reservoir on Syracuse's southest side became obsolete and was turned into a
swimming hole -- a cool place for children to go in the summer.
In 1898 the city bought it and the 71 surrounding acres to create Onondaga Park.
In 1911 this old reservoir was renamed Hiawatha Lake. (Postcard circa 1900)



[Under construction -- more to come.]



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