150 Years Ago…Dr. Amos Westcott – First President of NYSDA was also a Fifth District member! By 5DDS Info - July 9, 2018July 10, 2018 Dr. Westcott was quite an interesting character. As Mayor of Syracuse, he welcomed President Lincoln to the city. He was also an investor in the ill fated “Cardiff Giant” hoax. Read the full article.