Souvenirs of Yesteryear: Chenango Forks


That picturesque little hamlet down on State Route 12 just over the Broome-Chenango border is Chenango Forks. It is so named because it lies on the confluence (the fork) of the Chenango and Tioughnioga rivers. Mercifully, it is not called Tioughnioga Forks. A few decades ago a tavern there was called the “Last Chance.” I often wondered, last chance for what?

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