He also recounts issues with the Fulton County poor house in the 1800s. Peter Betz is the author of a history column in the Leader Herald newspaper.
You can listen to the podcast here.
“The Historians” podcast is heard on RISE, WMHT’s radio information service for the blind and print disabled in New York’s Capital Region and Hudson Valley. The podcast is broadcast Saturdays at 8:40 am on WCSS 1490 AM and 106.9 FM in Amsterdam and Sundays at 4:30 pm on WBDY-FM-LP (99.5) in Binghamton. The podcast is recorded at Dave Greene’s Eastline Studio.
You can support this audio history project by making a contribution to this year’s GoFundMe campaign.