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Archive for the 'Penn Yan History' Category

Our Twin House

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Our Twin House For an area that is suburban at best — I think of it mostly as living in the country — the county has a wonderful town historian. She maintains an excellent website entitled Penn Yan & how it got that way. On the website, the historian has many homes and other buildings […]

Penn Yan Postcards

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Framed Penn Yan Postcards Finally we are making some progress with hanging things on the wall. It has taken a while, and thinking about it, we really did need to wait to see the rooms come together — it has become the last decorating touch that provides a room with a sense of uniformity and […]

58 Years Ago: Pontoons Carry Cottage in Mile Ride Across Keuka

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

It would be interesting to know which house was moved across the lake. From the Chronicle Express (Penn Yan) 10 Aug 1950 Pontoons Carry Cottage in Mile Ride Across Keuka After about three and a half years of waiting, Mr. and Mrs. Stevenson Reeve of Maiden lane have their cottage moved from one side of […]

Forgotten Stories of the Finger Lakes

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Forgotten Stories of the Finger Lakes Our first visitors to our new home here in the Finger Lakes were Llewellyn’s sister and her husband. They were here over Easter weekend, and bestowed many notable gifts upon us. My brother- and sister-in-law continually amaze me in their ability to select and find gifts for people that […]