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Glimpses of Canandaigua and the Lake

by The Ontario County Historical Society

A brief history of the Canandaigua Lake area, covering Native Americans, settlers and events. Paperback

$5.00




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Saving a Masterpiece
The Untold Story of Sonnenberg Gardens

by Wesley A. Gifford

A fascinating memoir by Wes Gifford about of the evolution from the ’60’s to 1980 of the tourist destination Sonnenberg Gardens. Paperback

$25.99




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Memories of the Heart II
An Armchair History of the Town of Canandaigua

by Ray Henry

This book recollects by personal interviews of some of the lesser known facts and lore about the Town of Canandaigua’s historical sites. Paperback.

$19.95




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The Natural Science Camp at Tichenor Point

by Ray Henry

Shares the story from 1890-1905 of The Natural Science Camp at Tichenor Point, Canandaigua, NY and Professor Albert L. Arey

$ 14.95




Peacemakers
The Iroquois, the United States, and the Treaty of Canandaigua, 1794

by Michael Leroy Oberg

The Iroquois, the United States, and the Treaty of Canandaigua, 1794

$ 23.95




The Chronicle History of Ontario County DVDs

by Marvin Rapp

Classic history by Dr. Marvin Rapp. DVD reformatted from the Original 1990s VHS Video. A comprehensive and diverse look at Ontario County’s history.
*Special Order*

$ 39.95




Jesse Hawley’s Dream
Original Folk Songs – a CD

CD of original folk songs developed in conjunction with a 5th grade class at the Canandaigua elementary school.  Great songs  and a unique CD for your  collection.

$ 12.95




Visitor’s Guide to Historic Ontario County

by the Ontario County Historical Society

A booklet filled with histories, personalities, cemeteries, landmarks, tales and lore that will inform any visitro to the basics of Canandaigua’s History. Paperback

$ 5.00




Stand Up and Cheer
a History of Football at Canandaigua Academy

by Robert Chavez

A chronicled history of 82 seasons of football at Canandaigua Academy, 1888-1999. Great Index of names and games. Paperback.

$ 1.00




Small Wonder
Squaw Island Canandaigua Lake

by Dr. Preston E. Pierce

Squaw Island, a treasure of Canandaigua Lake, is a legendary reminder of our Native-American heritage. This book is the complete story of the island and importance, history and struggle to survive. Paperback.

$ 15.00




Walking Tour
Historical North Main Street

by the Ontario County Historical Society

A pamphlet. Self guided walking tour with a map and a brief history of properties in the Canandaigua North Main Street Historic District.

$ 1.00




Walking Tour
Historical Business District

by the Ontario County Historical Society

A pamphlet. Self guided walking tour with a map and a brief history of properties in the Canandaigua South Main Street Business District.

$ 1.00




Early Canandaigua Architecture 1790-1850

by Louis M. Clark, Jr.

A chronicle of many of the structures and homes that were built in the first several generations of Canandaigua’s history. Stories of the first settlers who occupied them. Hand sketeches of early Canandaigua buildings. Hard bound.

$ 59.95




A Man Who Could Stand Prosperity
John North Willys

by Preston E. Pierce

The unrecognized legacy of John North Willys, a Canandaigua native who rose in industry to rival Henry Ford in the auto Industry . This book chronicles the life and business career of this industrialist motorman. Facinating read. Sprial bound.

$ 4.95




Memories of the Heart I – 1900 to 1950

by Ray Henry

An oral history of people and families from the Town of Canandaigua that tells the town’s story from 1900-1950.

$ 21.95




Lisk Better Quality
History of the Lisk Manufacturing Company

by Lynda McCurdy Hotra

CLEARANCE ITEM!! An illustrated history of this Canandaigua company’s 80 years of manufacturing “anti-rust tin ware” household items. Liskware revolutionized the American Kitchen. Soft bound. Only $1.

$ 1.00




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Seat of Justice; Witness to History

by Dr. Preston E. Pierce

A history of the famous Ontario County Courthouse where Susan B. Anthony was tried for illegal voting in 1872. Paperback.

$ 2.00




Canandaigua and Canandaigua Lake

by Preston E. Pierce

From the Arcadia Series. A pictorial history of postcards about places and scenes of Canandaigua, NY, “The Chosen Spot”. Soft Bound

$ 21.99




The Complete Guide to Village Life in America

by Nancy T. Hayden

The accompanying guide to Carolyn Cowles Richards classic diary, “Village Life in America”. Learn more about the people and places in mid 1800’s Canandaigua. Sprial bound.

$ 19.95




West Lake Legacy – The Road to Onanda VIDEO

A DVD video account about the history of the legacy of West Lake Road, Canandaigua, NY. Many unique scenes and memories of the Lake.

$ 9.95