The first mass meeting of tenant farmers leading to the Anti-Rent War was held in Berne on July 4th, 1839. In January, 1845 one hundred and fifty delegates from eleven counties assembled in St. Paul's Lutheran Church to call for political action to redress their grievances.
- Rensselaerville during the Anti-Rent War
- Berne during the Anti-Rent War
- Knox Sesquicentennial Anti-Rent Article
- Westerlo during the Anti-Rent War
- Sesquicentennial Anti-Rent Article - Frieda Saddlemire, Town of Knox Historian, wrote a Sesquicentennial Anti-Rent Article that gives an excellent overview of the Anti-Rent War.
- The New York Times July 19, 1866 Article
- The New York Times July 25, 1866 Article - saying the Anti-Rent War is virtually ended.
- The New York Times July 28, 1869 Article
- Buffalo Courier September 2, 1883 Article - has a good summary of events.
- Tin Horns and Calico by Henry Christman (1945)
- Calico and Tin Horns by Candace Christiansen (1992)
- Christman, Henry, Tin Horns and Calico, Hope Farm Press, 1978, pp. 128-130