The corner of Milton Avenue and Onondaga Road was the scene of a nasty horse and buggy accident on the windy morning of September 12, 1900. A billboard for Knox Gelatine was knocked over by a strong gust of wind, frightening the horse of a Camillus resident who was headed in to Syracuse for a… Read More A gust of wind, 1900
At left is Pterygotus, an ancient five-foot-long eurypterid predator that hunted trilobites and fish, one of the largest arthropods that ever lived. Fossilized specimens were found in exposed bedrock in a ditch alongside Beverly Drive in Fairmount Hills, probably during the laying out of the streets for the subdivision in the 1930s. (Similar fossils were… Read More A sea scorpion, 435 million B.C.