Ken Gottry - Cambridge NY History

The Embury Methodist Church on East Main Street  represented the second oldest Methodist congregation in America until its closing in 2016.. The four PDFs contained herein provide history of Philip Embury and his church.

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The 1940 census records were released by the US National Archives April 2, 2012, and brought online through a partnership with This website allows you full access to the 1940 census images, in addition to 1940 census maps and descriptions.

I extracted the pages related to Cambridge and posted here

Photos of football teams from Cambridge High School (CHS), including this 1945 team


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During the 1976 Bicentennial celebration, the Village of Cambridge submitted a nomination form to the National Register of Historic Places. The appplication was accepted on 15-Nov-1978 as Referennce Number 78001922.

In general the district consists of properties facing on Main Street and South Union Street, plus a few properties on South Park, St. Luke's Place, and First Street



Mary Ann McMorris Bassett, CCS Class of 1962, let me borrow her copy of this catalogue so I could make a copy for my website.

FlorenceNightengale NursingSchool

In 2005 as the Woodcock family took ownership of the Mary McClellan Hospital, the Cambridge Historical Society collected memorabilia about the McClellan family from the old hospital. Here are photos as they were organizing the material into an exhibit

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