LINKS
NEW YORK CITY / NEW YORK STATE

Transportation

Rochester and Eastern Rapid Railway
Erie Canal (University of Rochester)
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, NY
Mid-Lakes Navigation NYS canal and lake cruises

Maritime

Museum of the Great Lakes


New York City

Hal Morris' Jacksonian Miscellanies site presents the journal of a city resident - Octogenarian - in the mid-1800s.

Department of Corrections - Thomas C. McCarthy's fascinating collection of materials relating to
the history of New York's Jails, Prisons, and Correctional Officers.

Museum of the City of New York
New-York Historical Society


New York State

New York GenWeb, a county-by-county page that carries much more than just genealogy (although there's plenty of that also). You'll find town histories and whatever else the host for the page chooses to include. For the rest of the U. S. < click here.

Town of Alabama Genesee County - Town Historian Cindy Amrhein's comprehensive site NEW

Drums Along the Mohawk: The American Revolution Along the New York Frontier
Newsday's Long Island History
NY History Net
The Ontario County Records and Archive Center - Deeds, Assessment Rolls, Naturalization
Records, Military Records, Marriage Records, Maps, Census Records, etc.
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Lots of good material.
Buffalo History Works
The Olive Tree - Interesting site of genealogy pages with an emphasis on Dutch New York.
Reed Library site of Fredonia College. The library is home to the records of the Holland Land Office
and the site contains research guides to the collection.

For true local history, almost up-to-the-minute and unapologetic (occasional salty language) take a look at the site of the ROF (they'll tell you what that stands for) from my home town (Batavia, New York). Lake Woebegone, eat your heart out!



Rochester, New York

Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society
GOLDEN LINK FOLK-SINGING SOCIETY, INC.
WXXI PBS


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