Town of Minden

Montgomery County, NY

Source: "Boyd's New York State Directory, 1872-3," business directory and gazetteer, by Andrew Boyd, Syracuse, N.Y., 1872

Fort Plain, Montgomery Co.

Is pleasantly situated upon the south shore of the Mohawk River; is a station upon the N. Y. C. & H. R. R. R., 58 miles from Albany and 90 from Syracuse, and the Erie Canal flows through the centre of its business portion. It was incorporated April 5, 1832, has several good stores, 4 churches, viz, M. E., Ref. Presbyterian, Universalist and Lutheran, public schools and a very fine academy, a cemetery of 10 acres located on high ground, and a population of about 2,000. During the summer months a stage runs between here and Cooperstown.

Adams Robert, insurance agent, Canal
Adams S. L. Mrs. millinery, Canal
Austin Orestes O. flour, salt and fish, Canal
Ayres Alexander, physician, Main
Ayres Douglas, physician, Main
Bamber Robert L. grocer and produce, Canal
Betzinger Henry, carriage maker, Main
Bissell Frank E. billiard saloon, Canal
Boles Warren H. prop. Central Hotel, Canal
Burke J. D. carriage manuf. Main
Burnett John K. dentist, Main
Cary Alfred, insurance agent, Main
Central Hotel, Warren H. Boles, prop. Canal
Clark Harvey, coal and hops, Canal
Clark & Smith, Spring and Axle Co. and machinists, Willett
Cosman Henry, harness maker, Canal
Crook Peter, liquors, Main
Diefendorf C. & W. W. flouring mill, Main
Diefendorf John O. liquors, Canal
Diefendorf & Walrath, grocers, Canal
Dillenbeck Brothers, dry goods, Canal
Duncan John & Son, leather manufs. Canal
Dunckel John A. clothier, Canal
Dunn Andrew, jewelry, Canal
Dygert J. A. photographer, Canal
Dygert Stickney J. saloon, River
Edick Henry, saloon, Main
Edwards C. Y. dry goods, Canal
Edwards J. K. produce and commission, Canal
Elliot & Bowen, Mohawk Valley Register, CAnal
Empire Hotel, Michael Galvin, prop. Canal
Farley W. S. & Co. hardware and sheet iron, Main
Fort Plain Institute, Henry A. Merrill, prin
Fort Plain Spring and Axle Co. Willett
Freman Abram H. barber, Canal
Fritcher Alfred P. Union Hotel, River
Fuller J. H. boots and shoes, Canal
Galvin Michael, Empire Hotel, Canal
Gibson D. C. harness maker, Canal
Gibson D. C. Mrs. fancy goods, Canal
Glaessel Lawrence, boots and shoes, Canal
Green George, butcher, Canal
Gregory E. Sanford, druggist, Canal
Hall, Zoller & Co. grocers, Canal
Haslet William A. hats and caps, Canal
Heninger Andrew, boots and shoes, Canal
Hesler David, tailor, Canal
Hess James, grocer, main
Hix F. & Sons, furniture, Second
Keller & Walrath, clothiers, Main
Kellogg Dayton S. dentist, Main
Kollner & Williams, blacksmith, Canal
Lipe Adam, groceries and confectionery, Main
Lipe Rufus, jewelry and china, Main
Mabel A. G. merchant tailor, Canal
Marshall Thomas, photgrapher, Main
Merrill Henry A. Principal Fort Plain Institute
Munson F. H. grocery, Nelliston
Murry Alexander, justice peace, Canal
Myers David & Son, carriage makers, Main
National Fort Plain Bank, Canal
Nellis George G. lumber dealer, Willett
Norton Solomon A. grocer, Canal
O'Connor George, boots and shoes, Canal
Pettit Thomas J. physician, Canal
Pettit Brothers, druggists, Canal
Potter Darwin, physician, Main
Quackenbush A. I. bakery, Division
Quimby & Williams, wooden pumps, Nelliston
Reid Darwin E. wholesale liquors, Canal
Rue Stephen D. under sheriff and U. S. deputy marshall, Canal c. Main
Schults Dewitt C. lawyer, Main
Selwood, Richard, marble yard, Canal
Shearer R. H. & Co. dry goods, Canal
Simms J. R. stationery, Canal
Smith, Catharine, milliner, Main
Smith Robert, prop. Montgomery Hall, Canal
Snell John H. grocer, Nelliston
Snell John O. dry goods, Main
Snyder Christian, saloon, Nelliston
Snyder Morgan, physician, Main
Sparks Josiah, blacksmith, Canal
Stichel Henry, carriage maker, Canal
Stight Brothers, boots and shoes, Main
Van Camp D. C. livery stable, Mohawk
Vanderveer Martin, shingle factory, Canal
Wagner A. J. & J. R. groceries, flour and liquors, Canal
Wagner Peter J. lawyer, Main
Wagner Peter P. groceries and provisions, Main
Webster Charles W. psotmaster, Canal c. Mohawk
Webster Peter G. lawyer, Main
Weller Jordan, plaster mill, Main
Wendell Jacob, lawyer, Canal
Wendell J. D. & F. F. lawyers, Canal
Wentworth Wm. D. photographer, Main
Wick H. paper hangings, Canal
Wieting David, furniture, Main
Wiles Anthony, saloon, Main
Williams H. E. & Co. hardware, Canal
Winning John, tanner, Canal c. Orchard
Wood George C. grocer, Main
Wood, Clark & Co. groceries and provisions, Canal
Yordan John, lumber, Canal
Zielley Charles, coal dealer, and manufr. of cheese boxes, Canal
Zoller John A. lumber and steam planing mill, Crouse n. Willett
Zoller Josiah, prop. American hotel, Main

Ad: John A. Zoller; dealer in all kinds of Lumber, Shingles &c.; proprietor of Steam Planing and Saw Mill, Fort Plain, N.Y. Planing and Sawing done to order. Lumber Yard and Mills adjoining the Fort Plain Spring and Axle Works.

Minden, Montgomery Co.

Cox D. C. & J. grocers
Duncan John & Son, turners
Freeman & Keyser, grocers
Keeler J. A. country store
Saunders A. S. country store
Snell Hiram, country store

Mindenville, Montg'y Co.

Bozee Moses, grocer
Diefendorf A. K. grocer
Keeler J. H. country store
Service W. H. grocer

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