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Gideon Granger
$ 11.56

by: Arthur S. Hamlin

Documents the life of Gideon Granger along with letters between Washington, DC and his wife Mindwell Pease.











Rochester History
$ 8.88

by Preston E. Pierce

Liberian Dreams, West African Nightmare: The Life of Henry W. Johnson, who left early Canandaigua to resettle in Libera. Paperback











Mary Clark Thompson
$ 8.88

by: Lynda McCurdy Hotra

A 40 page pamphlet on the life and events of Mary Clark Thompson











A Man Who Could Stand Prosperity
John North Willys
$ 8.82

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.











Abraham Lincoln
Self-Made in America
$ 5.65

A paperback book containing 49 pages about the life of President Lincoln.  Chapters include his marriage, life as a lawyer, the politician, in Washington, DC, Commander-in-Chief, as president, and the emancipation.











And Who Was She Anyhow?
Sarah H. Bradford – Biographer of Harriet Tubman
$ 12.37

by Preston E. Pierce

A chronicle of the biographer of abolitionist, Harriet Tubman, paperback.










Abraham Lincoln:
Unfinished Legacy
$ 9.90

A teachers resource book.  Paperback book contains 56 pages covering: Lincoln on the founding documents, as a lawyer, every unfinished work, the Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln’s Oratory, and exploring his life and legacy. 












Frogleg George:
The Legend No One Really Knew
$ 14.20

by John M. Robertella

John Preissecker was known as Frogleg George. Find out why. This book brings this unique character and Rochester legend to life. Paperback.












Eminent Riparians
$34.36

by Richard L. Hermann

Biographical sketches of Finger Lakes Luminaries and Leading Lights

Part One: The Iroquois
Part Two: The Land Batons
Part Three: Nineteenth Century VIPS
Part Four: The Burned-Over District
Part Five: The Rights Revolutionaries
Part Six: Twentieth Century Riparians
Part Seven: The Moguls
Epilogue











The Complete Guide to Village Life in America
$ 27.45

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.