Welcome to the Lindley Presho Genealogical and Historical Society Blog.
Our mission researching and preserving our history and genealogy.
Retired Lindley Town Historian - Catherine "Kitty" Pierce.
Welcome to out new blog format! Please submit your genealogy and history question or appropriate postings to Kitty or Tracy
Picture #1 Old 1900's Postcard Picture #2 Behind former State Line Camping #3 Smoke after the blast -(I was in wrong position to get full effects of blast - It was a boom!!! - results of blast still being hauled away......... )
#4 Hill in back of Town Hall on Rt. 15 before blast .
As can be expected-the scene changes daily -Today , they were working on hill above the "Rocks"
Who says Lindley never changes!!! We now have a 2 lane bridge across river at Lindley (of course someone already had to wipe out the Stop sign at intersection by "Old Town Hall' so caution still advised when crossing the bridge!!!!!) ------ and lights from "Stermer's Hill" to the Green Shingle " on what will eventually be Interstate 99. As the old movies from World War II used to say -- "Time Marches On"
A Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosporous New Year to All
For Sale in 2014 The last blog posting shows the postcard of a Northside High School.
A former Lindley resident was curious as to the date. Using the Internet, he found a copy of the postcard dated 1905. After a discussion about the age of the Northside High School that has been in recent Corning Leader news articles, he located a September 14,1927 article on the Fulton Archival Newspaper website that said the new high school had opened . Corresponding with him about the date and other information regarding the school had piqued my curiosity . Knowing that so many Lindley residents had attended a Corning Northside High School or had a connection with it, I decided to research the history of the schools. As Town Lindley Historian , I had provided Ian Mackenzie with information about the Lindley one room schools when he was writing his book -"The Birth of Education In One Room Country Schools. The Story of al…
Eleanor Silliman newly appointed County Historian has generously scanned and forwarded this photo showing the location of the two buildings in relation to each other. Thanks, Eleanor -
This is new to the Lindley files. These buildings were located near the Presho Bridge -lost in the 1946 flood.