Retired Orleans County Historian C. W. “Bill” Lattin produced weekly articles from 1979-1997, entitled, Bethinking of Old Orleans. These articles featured a treasure-trove of historical information about Orleans County since its inception to modern times. This page contains all articles written in during the thirty-first year of 2009. Special thanks to historian Frank Berger for clipping these articles from various local newspapers. We hope you enjoy reading and researching through this great resource.

Vol. 31 No. 1 Woodchopping Contest in1934 01/01/2009

Vol. 31 No. 2 Township of Clarendon 01/08/2009

Vol. 31 No. 3 Smokes Used Before Refrigerators 01/15/2009

Vol. 31 No. 4 Dr. Ben Howes A Well Know Veterinarian 01/22/2009

Vol. 31 No. 5 Gates Comes in All Different Shapes, Sizes 01/29/2009

Vol. 31 No. 6 Cornerstone Contents 02/05/2009

Vol. 31 No. 7 Gaines Academy 02/12/2009

Vol. 31 No. 8 The White Pillars 02/19/2009

Vol. 31 No. 9 Dangerous Sport 02/26/2009

Vol. 31 No. 10 Oldest Barn 03/05/2009

Vol. 31 No. 11 The All-Important Cow 03/12/2009

Vol. 31 No. 12 Electricity Comes to Orleans 03/19/2009

Vol. 31 No. 13 The Country Store 03/26/2009

Vol. 31 No. 14 Congregational Church of Millville 04/02/2009

Vol. 31 No. 15 John G. Sawyer 04/09/2009

Vol. 31 No. 16 Packet Boat Travel Popular in 1800s 04/16/2009

Vol. 31 No. 17 Weather Wisdom of Country Folks 04/23/2009

Vol. 31 No. 18 A Biography of Author, Explorer George Kennan 04/30/2009

Vol. 31 No. 19 Panther: It’s what’s for dinner 05/07/2009

Vol. 31 No. 20 Earmarks 05/14/2009

Vol. 31 No. 21 Katherine Belle Rowley 03/21/2009

Vol. 31 No. 22 The Culvert Underpass 05/28/2009

Vol. 31 No. 23 House Rumored to be Built by Jefferson 06/04/2009

Vol. 31 No. 24 Style Review 06/11/2009

Vol. 31 No. 25 4-H Poultry Project 1939 06/18/2009

Vol. 31 No. 26 The Loveland School 06/25/2009

Vol. 31 No. 27 Holley Important as a Shipping Center 07/02/2009

Vol. 31 No. 28 Medina Sandstone 07/09/2009

Vol. 31 No. 29 Ashwood Wesleyan Church 07/16/2009

Vol. 31 No. 30 First Baptist Church, Holley 07/23/2009

Vol. 31 No. 31 S.E. Church Home 07/30/2009

Vol. 31 No. 32 An Interesting Anecdote 08/06/2009

Vol. 31 No. 33 William J. Babbitt 08/19/2009

Vol. 31 No. 34 Aerial View of Albion 08/20/2009

Vol. 31 No. 35 Empire Couch Company 03/27/2009

Vol. 31 No. 36 Gaines Celebration 09/03/2009

Vol. 31 No. 37 Gaines Parade 09/10/2009

Vol. 31 No. 38 Aster Day 09/17/2009

Vol. 31 No. 39 Reminiscences Column 09/24/2009

Vol. 31 No. 40 Cobblestone House Tour 10/01/2009

Vol. 31 No. 41 A Program for Halloween 10/08/2009

Vol. 31 No. 42 Outstanding Cobblestone Houses 10/15/2009

Vol. 31 No. 43 Knowlesville Schoolhouse 10/22/2009

Vol. 31 No. 44 A 4th Grade Perspective 10/29/2009

Vol. 31 No. 45 Local Ghost Walks Abound During the Fall Season 11/05/2009

Vol. 31 No. 46 Albion Free Methodist Church Celebrates 11/12/2009

Vol. 31 No. 47 Penmanship was once Highly Valued 11/19/2009

Vol. 31 No. 48 Calling the Market for Deliveries 11/26/2009

Vol. 31 No. 49 Mid-18th Century Doings 12/03/2009

Vol. 31 No. 50 Bethinking of Olde Orleans Coal 12/13/2009

Vol. 31 No. 50 The Albion Meat Market 12/10/2009

Vol. 31 No. 51 Demon Rum 12/24/2009

Vol. 31 No. 51 Early Settler 12/17/2009

Vol. 31 No. 52 January Sale 12/31/2009

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