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Early Westminster Park Families: Gallup and Bronson

Early Westminster Park Families: Gallup and Bronson

We all know the adage: “Don’t believe everything you read in newspapers.” Nevertheless, the nineteenth...
by: Linda Twichell
Early Westminster Park Families: The Tavenders

Early Westminster Park Families: The Tavenders

From its inception, the Westminster Park Community was spurred along by the astute cultivation of a relationship with th...
by: Linda Twichell
John J. Flanagan and Westminster Park’s St. Lawrence Anglers

John J. Flanagan and Westminster Park’s St. Lawrence Anglers

The stories of the network of Westminster Park’s families continue to unfold: The Northrup’s, the Peckham&rs...
by: Linda Twichell
VB Stewart et al… More Uticans Settle Westminster Park

VB Stewart et al… More Uticans Settle Westminster Park

Last month we told of the influence of Rev. Dr. Philemon H. Fowler, minister of the Utica Presbyterian Church, in recrui...
by: Linda Twichell
Early Families in Westminster Park

Early Families in Westminster Park

The founders of Westminster Park were savvy entrepreneurs. They carefully laid a framework for the community, establishi...
by: Linda Twichell
Chapel at Westminster Park, 1892

Chapel at Westminster Park, 1892

...In August 1891, plans for the new chapel at Westminster were accepted by the Trustees. Dr. Jamieson,
by: Linda Twichell
Westminster’s Bethune Chapel, 1878

Westminster’s Bethune Chapel, 1878

In 1875 a consortium of Presbyterian ministers and businessmen announced their intention to build a summer community on ...
by: Linda Twichell
Westminster Park’s Great Race of 1882

Westminster Park’s Great Race of 1882

In the early nineteenth century, the world’s fancy was captured by the sport of competitive rowing. By the 1870’s, it wa...
by: Linda Twichell