Welcome to the History Corner!
Celebrating the rich history of Port Byron, New York, an old Erie Canal village in the Town of Mentz. This site is dedicated to the legacy and heritage of our community as well as a variety of regional historical tidbits. I hope you enjoy your visit and will stop by again.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

23rd Annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend

Sat  June 13 , 2015 10am-5pm
Sun June 14, 2015 10am-4pm

$8 Adults    $3 6-12 yrs    Free Under 6
civilwarweekend.sca-peterboro.org
(315) 280-8828


New York State Museum Authors Sign Exhibit Book
An Irrepressible Conflict: The Empire State in the Civil War
Robert Weible, NYS Historian and Chief Curator NYS Museum
Jennifer A. Lemak, Sr. Historian and Curator NYS Museum
Aaron Noble, Assoc. Museum Exhibition Planner NYS Museum
Saturday, June 13, 2015 10 am ~ 2 pm 




Audacious: Historical Novel by Janet Ashworth
Sat  June 13  10 am - 5pm    Author Exhibit and signing 
Sun June 14  10 am - 4pm    Author Exhibit and signing     3 pm Program


Freedom Journey: Black Soldiers and The Hills Community, Westchester County, New York

Author: Edythe Ann Quinn 
PhD, Professor of History at Hartwick College, Oneonta NY
Sat June 13 10am - 5pm Author Exhibit and signing  3pm Program
Sun June 14 10am - 4pm Author Exgibit and signing  11am Program





Veterans in a new Field: A Civil War Mystery of the Irish Brigade
Author: William H. Payne
Sat June 13 10am - 5pm  Author Exhibit and signing
Sun June 14  1pm - 4 pm  Author Exhibit and signing






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