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-third year of 2011. 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. 33 No. 2 Harvesting Natural Ice 01/13/2011

Vol. 33 No. 3 The Assessment is Too High 01/20/2011

Vol. 33 No. 4 Winter’s Harvest 01/27/2011

Vol. 33 No. 5 Reminiscences of Ye Old Towne 02/03/2011

Vol. 33 No. 6 The Loke Raccoon Farm 02/10/2011

Vol. 33 No. 7 Fraternal Associations – 1879 02/17/2011

Vol. 33 No. 8 Traveling by Stage Coach 02/24/2011

Vol. 33 No. 9 An Afternoon in Ireland 03/03/2011

Vol. 33 No. 10 My Family’s Early Home 03/10/2011

Vol. 33 No. 11 My Family’s Old Log Smokehouse in Gaines 03/17/2011

Vol. 33 No. 12 A Reminder of the Fairgrounds 03/24/2011

Vol. 33 No. 13 Albion Firemen’s Hose Tower 03/31/2011

Vol. 33 No. 14 Concert Series Draws Attention to Churches 04/07/2011

Vol. 33 No. 15 Library Lot 04/14/2011

Vol. 33 No. 16 The Carriage Works of Edward Davey 04/21/2011

Vol. 33 No. 17 Concert to Feature Historic Organ 04/28/2011

Vol. 33 No. 18 1819, The Cold Year 05/05/2011

Vol. 33 No. 19 Grand Army of the Republic Vets 05/12/2011

Vol. 33 No. 20 Bowen’s Independent Rifles 05/19/2011

Vol. 33 No. 21 Albion Civil War Monument 05/26/2011

Vol. 33 No. 22 Memorializing Locals in the Civil War 06/02/2011

Vol. 33 No. 23 Canal Break of 1927 06/09/2011

Vol. 33 No. 24 County Cemetery Dedication Upcoming 06/16/2011

Vol. 33 No. 25 We Remember Them 06/23/2011

Vol. 33 No. 26 ‘Playful Melodies’ on Display Now 06/30/2011

Vol. 33 No. 27 An Old Bullying Incident 07/07/2011

Vol. 33 No. 28 Travel by Packet Boat 07/14/2011

Vol. 33 No. 29 The Road That Leads to The Country Mill 07/21/2011

Vol. 33 No. 30 The 1971 Orleans County 4-H Junior Fair was a Pioneer Event 07/28/2011

Vol. 33 No. 31 Medina Canal Basin Focus of Photo, Tour 08/04/2011

Vol. 33 No. 32 Business Booms at the Basin 08/11/2011

Vol. 33 No. 33 Hay Season Brings Back Memories 08/18/2011

Vol. 33 No. 34 ‘Courtship’ Leads to Albion’s First Marriage 08/25/2011

Vol. 33 No. 35 Rural Remedies 09/01/2011

Vol. 33 No. 36 ‘Proudly Certified’ on Display at Cobblestone 09/08/2011

Vol. 33 No. 37 The Oak Orchard River History 09/15/2011

Vol. 33 No. 38 Quite the Character 09/22/2011

Vol. 33 No. 39 An Appalling Accident 09/29/2011

Vol. 33 No. 40 The Transitioning from Fireplace to Stove 10/06/2011

Vol. 33 No. 41 Albion Students to Host Third Annual Mount Albion Ghost Walk 10/13/2011

Vol. 33 No. 42 Pioneer Spirit Strong With Early Orleans Settlers 10/20/2011

Vol. 33 No. 43 In The Spirit of Halloween 10/27/2011

Vol. 33 No. 44 Accident Confession Pays Off 11/03/2011

Vol. 33 No. 45 40 Year Anniversary of the Modern Orleans County Jail 11/10/2011

Vol. 33 No. 46 The Story of ‘A Much Married Man’ 11/17/2011

Vol. 33 No. 47 James Mather 11/24/2011

Vol. 33 No. 48 The Little Red Brick Store 12/01/2011

Vol. 33 No. 49 Barre Hunters Nab Coyotes 12/08/2011

Vol. 33 No. 50 Old Time Recipes Leavened With Advice 12/15/2011

Vol. 33 No. 51 The Golden Rule 12/22/2011

Vol. 33 No. 52 Dr. Ben Howes 12/29/2011

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