Did you know – the Vernon Odd Fellows Lodge, home to the International Order of Odd Fellows of Vernon, was once at the corner of Route 5 and S. Sconondoa Street, on the same side as the Methodist Church. The former home was once designed in the French Second Empire style, with mansard roof, colonnaded […]
Ben Egan Day in Baltimore and Sherrill NY, since 1922
Before Route 5 was a double lane highway heading east out of Vernon, it was a much simpler, tree-lined road and turnpike. Until the mid-twentieth century, the sidewalk and Seneca Street crossed the Sconondoa Creek independently, with the sidewalk was very much independent of the road. Even today, you can still see that slight separation, […]
Vernon has a long history of excellence in education. From the early pioneers and one room schoolhouses, to some of the most highly regarded private schools of the late 1800s. Many of Vernon’s young men went on to Hamilton College in the 1800s, and other prominent schools like Union College. This is a list of […]
The Rambler Rose Tea House, a turn-of-the-century tea room and restaurant, provided well-to-do guests with “fancy tea in a country setting” from 1913 to approximately 1927.