February 3 – Happy Birthday Edward J. Kelly

Long before Home Depot and Lowe’s built their big box stores on Route 30, Amsterdam was the home of several family owned lumber yards. One of the most successful was Kelly Lumber. Many of us can well remember Kelly’s pristine, well-organized yard located on Edwards Street in Amsterdam. It was the go-to place in this town for the latest in building materials and today’s Amsterdam Birthday Blog celebrant Edward J. Kelly, was a big reason why…

You can read the rest of this story in my new book “A Year’s Worth of Amsterdam Birthdays.” To order your copy, click here.

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