Words and Pictures
- Computers - the
beginning of the IBM Corporation - Harlow Bundy
- The beginnings of
the Magnavox Corporation
Fairchild's first Aerial Camera, pilot cabins on aircraft and
- Pioneer in cable
television with the first tower to transmit New York City
programming to our area
- Father of talking
movies, tape recorders, and some television - Charles Edward
Fritts. Patent was granted in 1916. The patent was first
purchased by the Victor Talking Machine Co. and later transferred
- Birthplace of
renowned photographer Carleton Emmons
Watkins. He was responsible for Congress establishing
Yosemite National Park.
- Boyhood home of
Collis, Henry, and Solon Huntingdon of railroad fame.
- Home of the
National Soccer Hall of Fame
- Family home of
Willard Huntingdon Wright (pseudonym S.S. VanDine), author of
many books. Most notable were the Philo Vance mysteries.
- Birthplace of the
"Oneonta Clipper" plow. The inventor of the plow is
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