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Happy Halloween - An Explanation About Witches

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Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
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Witches in Your Family Tree ????? · October 29, 2015 · History · 16 Comments This is the time of year for ghosts, goblins, and other such superstitions. However, perhaps it is also a time to pause and reflect on the horrors of those who suffered in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692. The witches of Salem and nearby towns probably have hundreds of thousands of present-day descendants. If you have ancestry from early Essex County, Massachusetts, you have an excellent chance of finding a connection to the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.
Circa 1692, The trial of George Jacobs for witchcraft at the Essex Institute in Salem, Massachusetts. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images) Salem, Massachusetts, and the surrounding towns in Essex County were amongst the first settled in this country. Most of the towns were established prior to 1640. By the time of the witchcraft trials of 1692, a c…

Lindley's 1898 Iron Bridge

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Historical Society Meeting Date Change
The Lindley –Presho Historical Society will meet on Thursday October 29th –7 P. M. at the Lindley Town Hall.
The program will be Who’s Who  in the Town of Lindley’s History. The meetings are free and open to the public. The Historical Society  members would like to thank everyone who participated in the 225th Birthday Party celebration for Lindley in September. It is another milestone in the town’s history. Submittted By : Catherine M. Pierce  Town of Lindley Historian 9755 Steamtown Road Lindley,N.Y. 14858
607 523-8851

History Has a Way of Repeating

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Additional 9-19-2015 photos

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Albert Horning Gas Engine Display Jim Lundgren and Family Native American Artifact Display Photos by Fran Tempel