Historical News, Things for Sale,
Alumni of Saint Peter's
School or Father Leo Memorial School-
If you are an alumni please
help them build their contact list by sending your name and
Saint Peter's Catholic
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I would like to purchase
The Other Side of the Hill, by Harold
I have a few wonderful
handwritten diaries that date back to the late
1800's -Mary Graves wrote one of the
diaries in 1904 while living in/near Remsen NY. She was married to George
Graves, and I have two diaries of his that are from 1875 & 1877 - George
wrote his diaries while living in Lewis County,
The diaries have been listed on eBay.
I hope that they will find their way into the hands of a historian
or family member who will preserve them. If you would like
the opportunity to bid on these diaries,
Here are the links to the auction listings:
The Northern New York American-Canadian Genealogical Society
www.nnyacgs.com) is holding its 24th Annual Spring Conference at the
Center in Keeseville, New York on May 19th and
We are proud to be hosting Denis Beauregard
the world's foremost authority on Franco-gene research and the Beauregard
Google "Denis Beauregard Francogene" for
about 263,000 hits.
If you have Beauregards in your family, or
if you want to know more about genealogical research in Quebec, come to see Mr.
Beauregard on May 20th.
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may be used as a
reminder. Pass this along to any Beauregards you know.
Julie Dowd, Librarian
The Boonville Historical Club is looking
for Descendants of Civil War Soldiers who served in Boonville's 97th New York
State Volunteer Infantry (NYSVI), known as
The 97th included men from areas of Oneida,
Herkimer, Lewis and others. They were led by Colonel Charles Wheelock, Major
Charles Northrup, Majors Charles Buck, Joel T. Comstock, and N.D. Ferguson
chaplain who died in service.
Erwin Park in Boonville has been chosen for
the location of a historical marker to honor the soldiers of the 97th and
everyone is invited to attend the program on Saturday Morning June 3, at 9am
when the Boonville Historical Club will unveil the marker as part of the
Boonville Chamber of Commerce's Best of Boonville weekend.
In 1899 New York State dedicated a granite
monument to the volunteers of the 97th and over the years it suffered
damage, and now thanks to support from local government, organizations and
individuals the Historical Clubs fundraising campaign has been able to perform
If you or someone you know is a
descendant of a member of the 97th please send information regarding your
relationship to the individual to the Boonville Historical Club c/o PO Box 313,
Boonville, N.Y. 13309 and also let them know whether you plan to attend the
program on Saturday June 3, 2006. Or email Jaroutson@aol.com
The Osceola Congregational Church has done a
reprint of "Osceola Jewel of Tug Hill. "
The price per book is $27.00,
includes tax and postage. Checks can be made out to Osceola Congregational
Church. c/o Helen Hall, 42 Ryan Road, Williamston, New York, 13493.
Lewis County Historical Society Seeks Nominations For Historical Hall of
Lewis County Historical Society is now seeking nominations for their
second round of inductees.
Honorees must fit one or more of the following
-The honoree may be deceased or living;
-The honoree may
have been a resident of Lewis County or its historical boundaries during his or
-The honoree may have made an important contribution at the
county, state, national or international level;
-The honoree may have had an
impact directly on the history of Lewis County;
-The honoree may have made a
significant contribution to keeping history alive through their support of Lewis
County Historical Society.
To propose a nominee, individuals may send a
letter of support substantiating the qualifications of the nominee to Lewis
County Historical Society at 7552 South State Street, Lowville, NY 13367 by May
1. Please provide your name, address and telephone number for the society to
contact should the committee have any questions regarding your nominee.
submitted to Journal by Eileen von Behren
Pine Grove Church re-issuing
recipe book from 1940
The cookbook, "Home Tested Recipes", is being
re-issued by Pine Grove Church.
Proceeds will be used to continue making
improvements to this historic building.
"Home Tested Recipes" was
originally published by the Methodist churches of New Bremen, Watson and Pine
Grove. Approximately 180 recipes from 133 contributors, a forward, Bible verses,
an ad and an index are included in this 58 page booklet. For further information
To order a copy send a $10 check to Pine Grove Church
Preservation Society, Inc. c/o Eileen von Behren, POBox 40, Brantingham, N.Y.
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