250th birthday festivities for Riceville namesake Thursday – Gloversville Leader-Herald


250th birthday festivities for Riceville namesake Thursday
Gloversville Leader-Herald
Mayfield's little hamlet of Riceville was named after its first prominent citizen, Oliver Rice, a Revolutionary War messenger boy who, in 1789 at the age of 21 came from Connecticut to the Homestead in the wilderness around the Mayfield Creek. Rice was ...