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.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Oregon Trail Links

For readers who are interested in the materials on the Oregon Trail story, you can see a map of the ranch owners from 1864 by visiting the following book:

Massacre along the Medicine Road

You can read the actual 1865 Diary by visiting:

1865 Diary

This is solid proof that even unrelated families can help one another.