Andes History

HUNTING TAVERN IS OPEN FOR THE SEASON–June 2024

HUNTING TAVERN IS OPEN FOR THE SEASON--June 2024

   The local history museum in town is open: Saturdays from 11 – 4 pm and some Sunday afternoons for special events and talks. 

  Views of Andes from 1900 to 1930 are on display in our main gallery in the “Andes Real Photo Postcard Show” which has been held over from last Summer.

THE GLADSTONES of GLADSTONE HOLLOW: FROM WENDY GLADSTONE COOLEY

THE GLADSTONES of GLADSTONE HOLLOW: FROM WENDY GLADSTONE COOLEY

Today, the farm has seen many changes. However, the business continues as Gladstone Farms. Art and Grace would be pleased to know that their grandchildren, great grandchildren and even their great-great grandchildren are still raising cattle and tending to the same fields that they had worked themselves. 

100 YEARS AGO — January 2024

100 YEARS AGO -- January 2024

Mrs. Andrew C. Fenton, of Margaretville, sworn in at Albany last week is the first woman lawyer in Delaware county. [Ed.: I think she is a forbear, maybe grandmother, of Andrea Fenton Campbell, most recently of Delhi, who with husband Bill relocated to Saratoga Springs a few years ago. One wishes the editor had given us this esteemed woman’s first name!]

THE WAY WE WERE – June 2023

THE WAY WE WERE - June 2023

When early in 1906, the State Department of Education ordered Andes to provide a new high school building the thoughts of the local school board naturally turned to the Collegiate Institute building and communication was opened with Mr. Hilton.

THE WAY WE WERE – October 2022

THE WAY WE WERE - October 2022

Robert L. Gerry is preparing to erect a horse barn on what is known as the Amos Farm in southern Bovina. The structure will be large enough to hold 30 racing horses. A stone road will also be built to it. It is also rumored that a racing track may be built.

ANDES SOCIETY FOR HISTORY AND CULTURE NEWS: The Hunting Tavern Museum Update – December 2021

ANDES SOCIETY FOR HISTORY AND CULTURE NEWS: The Hunting Tavern Museum Update - December 2021

The board is getting ready for a Memorial Day Opening, however, during a routine examination of the Pleasant Valley Meeting House they realized that under a solid red carpet was an intact ingrain carpet.