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208 Goundry Street (former Kent residence) after arson, photo set (Dennis Reed Jr, 2015-01).jpg


One of seven structures in North Tonawanda set ablaze by an arsonist on August 4, 2014.

Hannah Johnson cabin location based on 1875 map (NThistory.com).jpg

Hannah Johnson cabin location based on 1875 map (NThistory.com).jpg

Our best approximation based on comparing the location of the Johnson cabin on an 1875 Beers map with a 2021 Google satellite map. An 1852 map appears…

Excerpt from Survey of Sites Relating to the Underground Railroad, Abolitionism, and African American Life in Niagara Falls and Surrounding Area, 1820-1880.art

Pages 192-196. See the original PDF here.--Hannah and John Johnson Home North of Sweeney Street and State Ditch Lot 10 North Tonawanda, New…

VIDEO: Downtown Tonawanda Before--and During--Urban Renewal (1967 + 1973).vid

Two sets of photographs depicting the businesses that lined the south sides of Young and Niagara streets in Tonawanda, New York, before their…

VIDEO: The Cumming Family of Gratwick (Featuring photos c. 1905).vid

A family's old (c1905) box of glass negatives reveals fascinating views into the early days of the Gratwick community. Watch for the chicken! Narrated…

Gratwick Slip boathouse gang, photo (Cumming Family, c1905).jpg

Gratwick Slip boathouse gang, photo (Cumming Family, c1902).jpg

A slip on the Niagara River was lined with boathouses south of the (projected) foot of East Ave. Today it is the North Tonawanda Water Wastewater…