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
The Lindley-Presho Historical Society will meet on Thursday September
26th, 2013 7 P.M. at the Lindley Town Hall.
The program will be Fox-Weston-Bronson Lumber Company and the Connection to
the John P. Ryers’ Estate map. (John P. Ryers died in 1839). The area shown on
the map is one fourth of the Town of Lindley (the Northeast Section) which
Colonel Lindsley had sold to John Ryers of Staten Island,N.Y. in 1792.
Included in the holdings of the lumber company was Lumber City on Ryers Creek . Can you find a relative in this photo??
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.