Teacher & Student Resources Resources

Teachers’ Resource Guide to Wayne County History
974.787 library reference
Produced by the Wayne County Historical Society
3 ring binder, 10 section

Wayne County Looking Back
974.7 library reference
Produced by Wayne County Historical Society
By Marjory Allen Perez and Mary Ann Bliek, Updated by Andrea T Evangelist
1980, 2004
Soft cover, 42 pages

New York State References

Classical Place Names in New York State
974.4 library reference
by William R. Farrell copyright 2002
soft cover, 168 pages

Encyclopedia of New York State, The
974.72 library reference
Editor in Chief, Peter Eisenstadt
copyright 2005
hard cover, 1921 pages

Sure Signs, Stories behind the Historical Markers of Central New York
974.7 library reference
by Howard S. Ford
copyright 2002
soft cover, 394 pages

Wayne County References

Pre-History of the Savannah, New York Area 9000 B.C. to 1700 A. D.
974.78 library reference
by: Harold Secor
1987 Wayne County Historical Society
69 pages, illustrated

Blue Cut Nature Center, Time Study Trail
Published by Wayne County
for personal/private use only. Not for commercial use.
booklet, 13 sheets

American Agriculturist Farm Directory of Ontario and Wayne Counties
1914, with map
630 or 917.47 library references
Published by Orange Judd Co. 1914
hard cover, 422 pages

Butler Revisited
974. library reference
compiled by members of the Butler Historical Preservation Society,
2005 printing
soft cover, 167 pages

Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
974.7 library reference
by Cowles, George W
copyright 1895
hard cover, 821 pages

Grip’s Historical Souvenir of Lyons NY
974.787library reference
by Edgar Luderne Welch
copyright 1904
hardcover,108 pages, illustrated

Williams’ Updated History of Butler Township
974.7 library reference
by Howard Williams
copyright 1979
hard cover,239 pages
an index is now available (Oct 2007)

Wayne County: The Aesthetic Heritage of a Rural Area
974.7 library reference
by: Stephen W Jacobs.
copyright 1979
hard cover,287 pages, illustrated

Historic Preservation

Economics of Historic Preservation, A Community Leader’s Guide
by Donovan D. Rypkema.
National Trust for Historic Preservation
1994, printing 2005
soft cover, 124 pages

House Histories: A guide to tracing the genealogy of your home.
728.028 library reference
by Sally Light
copyright 1989
soft cover, 300 pages

Historic sites





Local Author

acquired 2009:
The Courtship Years, Diaries of Lewis F Allen and Marion E Hoag 1897-1899
edited by Marjory Allen Perez, copyright 2009
soft cover, 51 pages

acquired July 2007:
Immanuel United Church of Christ, Ontario NY 1857-2007 One Hundred and Fifty Years of Christian Service
soft cover, 54 pages

acquired 2007:
Images of America: Ontario
974.786 MEA library reference
by JoAnn Meaker
copyright 2007
soft cover, 128 pages
copies can be purchased

acquired April 2007:
Mint in the Mucklands: Imagining the 19th Century Peppermint Industry in Lyons, NY
A Thesis
by Jenny Ann Mikulski
January 2007
soft cover, 183 pages
copies NOT available from Office of the County Historian

acquired October 2006:
Lyons Fire Department: Then and Now 1831 – 2003
974.7 library reference
by William J. Maddock
hard cover, 125 pages

Howland’s Island History and Savannah Muckland Farming History
974.797 library reference
Edited by:Robert K and Barbara S Mead. copyright 2007
soft cover,82 pages, illustrated

acquired 2008:
Pettiness in Paradise and Other Tales of Appleboom Point
974.7 library reference
by John E. Conners copyright 2007
soft cover,231 pages

Recent Acquisitions

acquired 2018:
Did You Know?
based on exhibit “Did You Know” at Wayne County Historical Society
by Larry Ann Evans
Wayne County Historical Society copyright 2018
soft cover, 94 pages

acquired 2018:
Freedom A Shared Sacrifice
973.74 library reference
by Marjory Allen Perez,  copyright 2018
soft cover, 344 pages

acquired 2018:
Peer Luck, The life and times of Frank Sherman Peer
Agriculture Entrepreneur, Livestock Importer, Lumberman, Sportsman and Author
East Palmyra, NY to England and more as told in his own words
edited by Beth M. Hoad and Sally Valentine
copyright 2017
soft cover, 198 pages

acquired 2018:
The First Hundred Churches of Wayne County, New York
by Loreen Jorgensen,  copyright 2018
soft cover, 129 pages

acquired 2017:
Final Stop, FREEDOM!
by Marjory Allen Perez, copyright 2017
soft cover, 104 pages

acquired 2016:
Great Sodus Bay, Postcard History Series
974.7 library reference
by Rosa Fox copyright 2016
soft cover, 128 pages

acquired 2014:
Huron NY
720.97 library reference
by John Powell, copyright 2010
hard cover, 181 pages

acquired 2014:
Northeastern Wayne Co. NY
720.97 library reference
by John Powell, copyright 2011
soft cover, 292 pages

acquired 2014:
Sodus Point Pictures, Postcards
720.97 library reference
by John Powell, copyright 2010
soft cover, 280 pages

acquired 2014:
“Old Line Mail” Stagecoach Days in Upstate New York
974.7 library reference
by Richard F Palmer copyright 1977
hard cover, 172 pages

acquired 2014:
Peppermint Summer
J FIC Gorthy library reference
by Pat Gorthy copyright 2013
soft cover, 131 pages

acquired 2014:
Architectural Heritage of Genesee County NY
720.97 library reference
pub by Landmark Society of Genesee County Inc
soft cover, 339 pages

acquired 2013:
The Seneca Army Depot, Fighting Wars From The New York Home Front
355.7 library reference
by Walter Gable and Carolyn Zogg, copyright 2012
soft cover, 190 pages, nonfiction

acquired 2013:
1812 The Land Between Flowing Waters
by Ken Leland copyright 2013
soft cover, 276 pages, fiction

acquired 2013:
Images of America: Macedon
by Reginald W Neale
copyright 2013
soft cover, 128 pages

acquired 2012:
The Balloting Book and Other Documents Relating to Military Bounty Lands in the State of New York
A New York State Council of Genealogical Organizations (NYSCOGO) Publication, 2011
soft cover, 217 pages with map

acquired 2012:
The Tonawanda Senecas’ Heroic Battle Against Removal
by Laurence M Hauptman
copyright 2011
soft cover, 196 pages

acquired 2012:
Morrison, Galen District School Houses
971.6 library reference
by W S Morrison
soft cover, 38 pages

acquired 2011:
No Freedom Shrieker
by Katherine M Aldridge copyright 2012
soft cover, 276 pages

acquired 2011:
The Public Historian. Strengthening the Management of State History: Issues, Perspectives, and Insights from New York
Sponsored by the National Council on Public History and the University of California, Santa Barbara
copyright 2011
soft cover, 159 pages

acquired 2011:
A War of 1812 Death Register “Whispers in the Dark”
by Jack Bilow
copyright 2011
hard cover, 520 pages

acquired 2011:
The first 200 Years: Images of Lyons, New York
by Andrea T Evangelist copyright 2011
soft cover, 211 pages

acquired 2011:
Sodus Point and Sodus Bay in the 20th Century (second printing 2010) Stories, Biographies, Portraits, Interviews, Pictures, Amusements, and Information about the people, places, events, businesses, fishing, hunting, boating, snowmobiling, politics, weather, and sports of the area.
by Alan Firstone (first printing 2006)
soft cover, 115 pages

acquired 2010:
A Jail Among Us, The Wayne County Jail on Butternut Street, 1856-1960
by Larry Ann Evans with additional information and research by Lt. Steve Sklenar
published by Wayne County Historical society, Lyons NY
copyright 2010, 1992
soft cover, 99 pages, illustrated

acquired 2010:
Historic New York, Architectural Journeys in the Empire State
720.9 library reference
by Andy Olenick and Richard O Reisem
published by Landmark Society of Western New York
copyright 2006
hard cover, 208 pages, illustrated

acquired 2010:
Ontario New York Bicentennial, Ontario Through The Decades 1807-2007
hard cover, 54 pages, shutterfly album

acquired 2010:
Sodus Point Volunteer Fire Department 1910-2010
soft cover, 171 pages

acquired 2007:
Images of America: Ontario
974.786 MEA library reference
by JoAnn Meaker
copyright 2007
soft cover, 128 pages
copies can be purchased

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