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
Please note that there is now a stop sign at the end of the Presho Bridge onto Indian Hills Road.
Also, Southbound Traffic onto I99 is scheduled to begin Thursday, August 22nd, barring any delays.
Local Southbound Traffic onto old Route 15 will be diverted from the Presho overpass onto Indian Hills road, past the Presho Cemetery and along onto Hovey Road (formerly a dead end road). This will open onto Northbound Old Rt 15. Please stop at the stop sign before crossing and continuing southbound on Old Rt 15.
Thank you and use caution as you adjust to these traffic flow changes
As taken looking South March 9th, 2013
Before Bridge was completed ( 3/9/2013)
Photos by Dennis Abbey
Note the new Toby's curve -I-99 as travelers will see it traveling South starting August 22nd, 2013
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.