Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Wordless Wednesday - Goodbye Summer/Sylvan Beach

Sylvan Beach (Oneida County) N.Y. (undated)


  1. It is sad to say goodbye to summer. Do you know where that beach is?

  2. Sylvan Beach is located on the Eastern Shore of Oneida Lake, in Oneida County NY. Sylvan Beach has an amusement park that has been open since 1895. You can read more about it here:

    The photo is of my gr-gr-gr-grandfather's second wife (she was the same age as his daughter, my gr-gr-grandmother!) and two of their grandchildren from his second marriage. His second wife lived from 1842 - 1921. Her Find A Grave profile:

  3. That's so cool to know who's in the old photos and where and when they were taken!