The Town Historian

The Town Historian’s page at Milan NY History features stories from the rich tapestry of events, people and places in the town of Milan. We would love to post your images and memories here. 1. “Horse and Buggy – That was the original barn where feed and hay were sold. The men are John WheelerContinue reading “The Town Historian”

Milan 50 Years Ago 6/1970

Looking Back at Milan’s History ~ …through the lens of the Milan Community Association Newsletter started in November 1968…Local author Bonnie Wood of Keeping NY History Alive supplements the original MCA Newsletters with “Reader’s Notes” or historical excerpts. Milan Community Association Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 8 June 1970 Reader’s Notes~ Rowland Ramsey’s Editorial: How ‘relevant’ is AmbassadorContinue reading “Milan 50 Years Ago 6/1970”

Milan 50 Years Ago 4/1970

Looking Back at Milan’s History ~ …through the lens of the Milan Community Association Newsletter started in November 1968…Local author Bonnie Wood of Keeping NY History Alive supplements the original MCA Newsletters with “Reader’s Notes” or historical excerpts. Milan Community Association Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 6 April 1970 Milan History The History of Dutchess County as editedContinue reading “Milan 50 Years Ago 4/1970”

Milan 50 Years Ago 2/1970

Looking Back at Milan’s History ~ …through the lens of the Milan Community Association Newsletter started in November 1968…Local author Bonnie Wood of Keeping NY History Alive supplements the original MCA Newsletters with “Reader’s Notes”. Milan Community Association Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 4 February 1970 Reader’s Notes~ Ossie Stippa included these lines on his sketch:Continue reading “Milan 50 Years Ago 2/1970”

Milan 50 Years Ago 1/1970

Looking Back at Milan’s History ~ …through the lens of the Milan Community Association Newsletter started in November 1968…Local author Bonnie Wood of Keeping NY History Alive supplements the original MCA Newsletters with “Reader’s Notes”. Milan Community Association Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 3 January 1970 Reader’s Notes~ As we look back 50 years ago inContinue reading “Milan 50 Years Ago 1/1970”

Milan 50 Years Ago 12/1969

Looking Back at Milan’s History ~ …through the lens of the Milan Community Association Newsletter started in November 1968…Local author Bonnie Wood of Keeping NY History Alive supplements the original MCA Newsletters with “Reader’s Notes”. Milan Community Association Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 2 December 1969 Reader’s Notes~ Order Time for Tree Seedlings “One of theContinue reading “Milan 50 Years Ago 12/1969”

Milan 50 Years Ago 11/1969

Looking Back at Milan’s History ~ …through the lens of the Milan Community Association Newsletter started in November 1968…Local author Bonnie Wood of Keeping NY History Alive supplements the original MCA Newsletters with “Reader’s Notes”. Milan Community Association Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 1 November 1969 Reader’s Notes~ New Member- MCA Welcomes Mr. William F. GallagherContinue reading “Milan 50 Years Ago 11/1969”

Milan 50 Years Ago 10/1969

Looking Back at Milan’s History ~ …through the lens of the Milan Community Association Newsletter started in November 1968…Local author Bonnie Wood of Keeping NY History Alive supplements the original MCA Newsletters with “Reader’s Notes”. Milan Community Association Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 12 October 1969 Can you identify these stations? What are your memories? CheckContinue reading “Milan 50 Years Ago 10/1969”