GOHS Presents “The Oneonta 49ers” Exhibit Opening This Sunday
The Greater Oneonta Historical Society is presenting an exhibition entitled “The Oneonta 49ers” beginning Friday at the Main St. History Center. It tells the story of storekeeper Collis Huntington who left Oneonta in 1849 to open a branch store and find his fortune in California. He was accompanied by five other local men – Leroy Chamberlain, Daniel Hammond, George Murray, Egbert Sabin, & Carleton Watkins. A reception is being held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and is open to the public.