Library Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

HIS 122: The U.S. Since 1865, Dr. Don Fisher: State and Local Websites

New York Heritage

Local Newspapers

You never know what you will find about your family in older newspaper articles.  Try to find local newspapers in the public library or your local historical society.  Look for: obituaries, marriage announcements, ship arrivals, advertisements, social events, court judgements, sports events, gossipy news.

Niagara County Libraries with Local History Collections

This is not an exhaustive list. Most public libraries contain local history collections. Pay a visit to your local library to learn more. 

Buffalo Repositories

Niagara County Historian

County Government

Niagara County Community College. Henrietta G. Lewis Library. 3111 Saunders Settlement Rd., Sanborn, NY 14132 | 716-614-6786