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Shaker Credit Report

Transcribed by Bruce R. Tucker of the Alfred Historical Committee Lawyer Samuel Came did local work for the R.G.Dunn collection agency...

That Noble Threshing Machine

by Bruce R. Tucker of the Alfred Historical Committee Seldom, when we grab a bag of flour or loaf of bread off the supermarket shelf, do...

Morgan Lewis - Revolutionary Soldier

by Bruce R. Tucker, Alfred Historical Society Sweating and foaming, the horse clattered into Morgan Lewis’s Alfred dooryard. The mud...

Parsons Memorial Library Construction

by Bruce R. Tucker of the Alfred Historical Committee [Taken from Bennett Quarry paper] PARSONS LIBRARY It was during Charles Bennett’s...

Ike Whitten

by Bruce R. Tucker of the Alfred Historical Committee Isaiah Whitten leaned heavily on his hoe and gazed across the fields, sweat running...

Griffin's Family

by Bruce R. Tucker of the Alfred Historical Committee Local legend says that Eliphalet Griffin, local blacksmith, was hastening to...

The Coxhall Proprietors

by Bruce Tucker, Alfred Historical Society When we think of York County’s great landed proprietaries, the first name that springs to mind...

Alfred's First Family: The Coffins

By Bruce Tucker, Alfred Historical Society The fall of Quebec in 1759 signaled the end of France’s domination in Canada and a cessation...

Alfred’s Bank

By Bruce R. Tucker, Alfred Historical Society At the close of the 18th century, Alfred began to feel growing pains. It had evolved from a...

Drafting Soldiers is all the Talk

By Bruce R. Tucker, Alfred Historical Society The spring of 1862 arrived as all springs do in Alfred, eagerly anticipated and full of...

THE FLU IN ALFRED 1918 & 1919

by Bruce R. Tucker, Oct. 2020 The Spanish Influenza epidemic of 1918-1919 killed more people than the battlefields of WWI. Only 3% of...