Local History & Genealogy

Please Note: All of these resources must be used inside the library.

Some of these items may have sustained damage in the 2006 flood.

LOCAL INTEREST/HISTORY:

  • Story of Walton (1785-1975)
  • Walton Yesteryears
  • 160 Fair Years: The Story of the Delaware County Fair (1841-2001)
  • Once Upon A Time There Was A Cannonsville Valley
  • Rafting on the Delaware
  • Holt T’Other Way

MAPS/ATLASES:

  • Beers Atlas
  • Delaware County Atlas
  • Historical Atlas of New York State
  • New York State Atlas

NEWSPAPERS:

  • Walton Newspapers on Microfilm, CDs, or Computer (Incomplete 1856-2011)
  • Any News From Walton? (Newspaper Index 1856-1897)
  • Staff can search digital archives upon request for Walton Reporter articles from 2012-present
  • Most of our historic newspapers are available on our digital archives.

OBITUARIES:

  • Walton Reporter Obituary Index (1900-2004)

CEMETERY RECORDS:

  • Walton Village Cemetery
  • Walton Town Cemetery
  • Town of Davenport Cemeteries
  • East Meredith Cemeteries Simpsonville

MILITARY RECORDS:

  • Adjunct General Records 20 of 28 (1775-1900)
  • Military and Regimental Histories
  • World War II Scrapbooks

YEARBOOKS & SCHOOL CATALOGS:

  • Catalogs (1900-1947)
  • Walton School Yearbooks (Some)

GENEALOGY:

  • We have many local families genealogies to use, but can also help you get started on yours.

 Please contact the library to request use of local history materials.