Local historian Wade Lallier is set to discuss President Grover Cleveland’s connections to Central New York, sharing facets of Cleveland’s life up to his trip to Clinton, NY for the village’s centennial. The talk will take place on Saturday, February 16th at 1 pm, at the Oneida County History Center in Utica.
The nation’s 22nd and 24th President, Grover Cleveland, lived in Fayetteville, Clinton, and Holland Patent, New York before his presidency.
Wade Allen Lallier, a resident of Deansboro, holds a bachelor’s degree in social studies from Syracuse University. He is president of the Clinton Historical Society and author of Chenango Canal: The Million Dollar Ditch.
The Oneida County History Center is located at 1608 Genesee Street, Utica. For more information call (315) 735-3642 or visit their website.
Judson I Stone says
My aunt Pattie Kilbourn Ryan is 90 and she and her parents participated in the centennial. Her father was dressed as a mail carrier and rode a horse. Pattie and her mother, Grace Kilbourn, dressed in period clothes and rode in a horse drawn carriage. Pattie lives in Pittsford