Oneida County - An Illustrated History

An Illustrated History

An illustrated history of Oneida County, New York.

Joseph P. Bottini

Joseph P. Bottini, the Oneida County historian, retired teacher and army veteran. Joe is a child of God in Christ and deeply committed to his faith and the ideals of America. He is co-author of Utica: Then & Now. Local history is his passion in retirement with the restorationprojects of the Oneida County Historical Society, the Bagg’s Square Association and the Landmarks Society of Greater Utica. Joe lives with his wife Mary in Sauquoit, the parents of two adult daughters and three grandchildren.

Joan Klossner

Joan Klossner is a life-long resident of Oneida County. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from Utica College and has amassed graduate hours in her field. She taught secondary English at Holland Patent Central School for twenty-one years. In retirementshe has conducted writing workshops as well as presenting talks on her experiences as a writer and a quilter. As a volunteer at Oneida County Historical Society, her contributions include authoring local history books, developing an exhibit of the society’s quilt collection, and contributing to its Facebook page.

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