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 ninth year of 1987. 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. 9 No. 1 Local 1986 Highlights 01/23/1987

Vol. 9 No. 2 Trivial Tidbits of Orleans History 01/26/1987

Vol 9 No. 3 Orleans Observances from the Mid-19th Century 01/27/1987

Vol. 9 No. 4 The Hired Girl 01/29/1987

Vol. 9 No. 5 Assorted Facts 02/05/1987

Vol. 9 No. 6 1865 Illustrated pt. 1 02/11/1987

Vol. 9 No. 7 1865 Illustrated pt. 2 02/23/1987

Vol. 9 No. 8 Katherine Belle Rowley 02/26/1987

Vol. 9 No. 9 Howard Abeel 03/05/1987

Vol. 9 No. 10 Grassbed Fishing 03/23/1987

Vol. 9 No. 11 AGMH-75 Years of Progress 03/24/1987

Vol. 9 No. 12 Largest Sassafras Tree 04/21/1987

Vol. 9 No. 13 X-Ray at AGMH 04/02/1987

Vol. 9 No. 14 School Days 04/09/1987

Vol. 9 No. 15 Orleans Church History pt. 1 04/16/1987

Vol. 9 No. 16 Orleans Church History pt. 2 04/24/1987

Vol. 9 No. 17 Art & History Announcement 05/08/1987

Vol. 9 No. 18 Dr. Eckerson’s Automobile 05/11/1987

Vol. 9 No. 19 History Quiz 05/25/1987

Vol. 9 No. 20 Early Times 05/26/1987

Vol. 9 No. 21 Pranksters 05/28/1987

Vol. 9 No. 22 Schools of Gaines 06/04/1987

Vol. 9 No. 23 Oak Orchard Harbor 07/07/1987

Vol. 9 No. 24 The Octagon House 06/24/1987

Vol. 9 No. 25 Flag Etiquette 06/22/1987

Vol. 9 No. 26 Nellie L. Nestle 07/06/1987

Vol. 9 No. 27 Stone Crushers 07/10/1987

Vol. 9 No. 28 Save The Holley Depot 07/27/1987

Vol. 9 No. 29 A Bridge’s Bridge 07/28/1987

Vol. 9 No. 30 Niagara Falls at the Fair 07/29/1987

Vol. 9 No. 31 History Priorities 08/06/1987

Vol. 9 No. 32 Cobblestone and Tourism 08/18/1987

Vol. 9 No. 33 Color and the Historic Court District 08/21/1987

Vol. 9 No. 34 Folk Arts 09/01/1987

Vol. 9 No. 35 Building Move 09/02/1987

Vol. 9 No. 36 Museum Building 09/14/1987

Vol. 9 No. 37 Annual Old Timer’s Fair 09/18/1987

Vol. 9 No. 38 A Tribute to Cecilia A. White 10/01/1987

Vol. 9 No. 39 Port of Refuge pt. 1 10/09/1987

Vol. 9 No. 40 Masonry Restoration 10/12/1987

Vol. 9 No. 41 Port of Refuge pt. 2 10/23/1987

Vol. 9 No. 42 Port of Refuge pt. 3 10/26/1987

Vol. 9 No. 43 Old Equipment 10/28/1987

Vol. 9 No. 44 George C. Stebbins 11/06/1987

Vol. 9 No. 45 Old Words Seldom Used 11/16/1987

Vol. 9 No. 46 St. Peter’s Church Brockville 11/19/1987

Vol. 9 No. 47 The Fort Erie Connection pt. 1 12/02/1987

Vol. 9 No. 48 The Fort Erie Connection pt. 2 12/03/1987

Vol. 9 No. 49 How to Save Money 12/11/1987

Vol. 9 No. 50 Barn Building 12/17/1987

Vol. 9 No. 51 Santa as a Boy 12/23/1987

Vol. 9 No. 52 Life on the Ridge 12/30/1987

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