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Bookstore – Canandaigua



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.


Searching for Canandaigua’s Architecture

An architectural scavenger hunt in Canandaigua’s Historic District.  Published by the Ontario County Historical Society in 2003, the phamplet features a scavenger hunt for architecture along the outlined route.

$ 2.00


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

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

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

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.

$ 10.00

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

Memories of the Heart I – 1900 to 1950

by Ray Henry

Only 1 book available! 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

 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.  $10.00

$ 10.00


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.  <OUT OF STOCK>

$ 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.         TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

$ 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