Our library collection includes maps and atlases. One of them is the Atlas of Niagara & Orleans Counties from 1875. Here is the index of the images:
The details are great in these maps. You can see where the homesteads were and the names of the owners.
Our library is located on the 2nd floor of the Niagara County Historical Society located at 215 Niagara St., Lockport, NY 14094. We are open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 1 – 4:45pm or you can reach us by e mail at: email@example.com.
If you are unable to easily visit our library to research in our holdings, remember that your membership to the Niagara County Genealogical Society entitles you to one FREE 30-minute Look-up in our Library’s holdings. More information about our Society, membership and other benefits can be found at: http://niagaragenealogy.org/membership.html.
(Psst: You can apply for a membership and renew online from our website!)
Contributor: Jeanette Sheliga of Lockport NY is Vice-President of the Niagara County Genealogical Society, Organizer of the North Tonawanda Library Genealogy Club and a member of APG (Assn of Professional Genealogists)