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WCHS Projects

Wyoming County Bands

Tunk School Orchestra‎

Band History Questionnaire Ken Layaou, one of our outstanding volunteers, is collecting information on the history of bands in Wyoming County. It’s his intent to compile a book (or even a series of books) for the historical society. Please let us know if you, a loved one, or an ancestor was active in a band…

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Photo Project Update

Gina and Glenn

Gina Evans and Glenn Stark continue to scan thousands of photo relating to Wyoming County into the digital photo database for the historical society. The photos have been donated to the society by members and friends over the years and/or found among the holdings. Please bring or mail YOUR photos to be scanned for the database, too.…

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Delayed Birth Records Project

delayed birth certificate

Do you have a delayed birth certificate for Wyoming County? Paula is currently extracting these to be collected into booklet form and sold at a nominal fee as a fundraiser for the society. Delayed Births were recorded for people usually born between 1893 and 1905 (but sometimes earlier) whose births were not initially documented by…

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Local Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Database

William Jennings Smales

Wyoming County Veterans The society is collecting information on veterans from the local area and would like YOUR input. If you served your country or have a loved one who did, please tell us. This database will prove invaluable to future researchers and will leave a lasting record of Wyoming County’s many loyal veterans. We…

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Photo Scanning Project

gina_glenn

Gina Evans and Glenn Stark have been very busy with this wonderful project. They are organizing and scanning thousands of old photos of people and places in Wyoming County (and the surrounding areas) into a huge digital database. These are photos that have been donated to the society over the years, and which were found…

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Gravestone Photo Project

gravestone

Paula and Ron Radwanski have bravely taken on the daunting task of photographing all gravestones in Wyoming County, and they are a good way toward accomplishing their goal! The inscriptions from the photographed stones are being used to update and add to the society’s cemetery inscription database, started back in 1975 by the following members: Jean…

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