Edward “Ned” Sherman

In 1807, Thomas Jefferson was President of the United States, slave trade was legal in most states, the American flag had 15 stars and Robert Fulton was on the verge of inventing the steamboat.  It was also the year that a black man named Edward Sherman was born in Upstate New York. It’s hard to […]

Tales of Oneida Lake

Once again, Jack Henke has compiled a collection of stories highlighting the history of and around Oneida Lake.  In Tales of Oneida Lake, the following chapters specifically focus on stories about Cleveland and it’s residents: Vignettes of Frenchman’s Island features an article, “A Tale of Lake Oneida”, published by the Chittenango Herald, as the catalyst […]