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Historic Niagara Falls newspaper now available online

The Niagara Falls Public Library has recently completed the digitization of the Niagara Gazette from May 1854 to February 1918. This project, like other newspaper digitization projects, will give researchers insight into life during this time period. Access to the files is free and is

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Several Long Island genealogy societies offer October programs

Several organizations of the Genealogy Federation of Long Island will be offering free genealogy programs in October. Saturday, Oct. 1 – “Holdings of the Suffolk County Historical Society” – Huntington Historical Society – 11 a.m. – In person – South Huntington Public Library Wednesday, Oct.

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Watertown historical society hosts cemetery tour on Saturday

The Jefferson County Historical Society will be hosting a tour of Watertown’s Brookside Cemetery on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. Brookside Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Jefferson County and has burials going back to the early 1800s. Learn about the notable residents buried there by

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Historic cemetery tour set for October 2

Christ Church Manhasset will sponsor a Historic Cemetery Tour on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 from noon to 5 p.m. Re-enactors in costume will speak at the graves of: Aristocrat, Grave Digger, Fire Survivor, Society Lady, WW I Doughboy, Surveyor of 1888 and more. One hour

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Free webinar to discuss New York historic online newspapers

The Connetquot Public Library will be presenting a free webinar on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, from 7-8 p.m. entitled “Historic New York State Online Newspapers.” Learn tips to searching online newspapers as well as where to locate historical newspapers online. Topics covered will include: major

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