Michael Cooney

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Industry Education
Location Hudson Valley, New York, United States
Introduction This site focuses on misunderstood or forgotten individuals and groups from the Mohawk and upper Hudson Valleys of New York state, a theme and setting I also explore in my historical novels. The postings here usually combine walking visits to historic sites with reflections on their implications for the present. Comments from readers are always welcome. wildernessnill@gmail.com
Interests History of upstate New York, the development of religious groups in this region, industrial archeology, the multiracial society of the Colonial period, Iroquois and Mohican culture, 19th century murder trials, utopian experiments, labor history