Independent historian Terry McMaster is set to give a presentation looking at the settlement and development along colonial New York’s western frontier on Saturday, October 27th at the Oneida County History Center.
This program includes maps and illustrations from 18th century sources demonstrating the migration and settlement of culturally and ethnically diverse peoples including Scots-Irish settlers in frontier villages such as Cherry Valley, Unadilla and Onaquaga and early 18th century Native American settlements. This program takes place in the History Center’s main gallery, starting at 1 pm.
Terry McMaster is an independent historian whose research focuses on the American Revolution in the Mohawk Valley and on the settlement patterns, family connections, and border warfare along colonial New York’s western frontier in the 18th century. He has presented his research at Fort Plain Museum’s “American Revolution in the Mohawk Valley” conference, Hyde Hall, and many other locations. Terry is a photographer, artist, and an addiction therapist at Professional Counseling Services, Inc. in Camillus, NY.
The Oneida County History Center is located at 1608 Genesee Street, Utica. Admission to this program is free; donations are encouraged. For more information contact the center at (315) 735-3642 or visit their website.