Passionate Nunda Restores Hidden 77-Year-Old Site Marker

NUNDA – The community poured their hearts into the Nunda Historical Society' mission to right a historical wrong. For 77 years, a sign just west of the village has designated the site where the first of 17 locks carried the Genesee Valley Canal from the Keshequa Valley, through Oakland, and over the hill to Portage. "Over time the marker had become worn, weather beaten and hidden by brush," said a press release from Tom Cook with the Nunda … [Read more...]

New Speaker to Give Nunda Historical Society’s Railroad Talk

NUNDA – A different speaker than expected will deliver the upcoming talk at the Nunda Historical Society on the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad. According to a press release from Tom Cook with the Nunda Historical Society, John Muchler of Avoca, treasurer and curator of the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad Historical Society will be the presenter. "We learned late last night that the scheduled speaker, Ken Clark of … [Read more...]

Nunda and Swain’s Railroad Expert Talks at Nunda Historical Society

NUNDA — Author and railroad historian Ken Clark will present his book, 'The Pittsburg, Shawmut and Northern Railroad' along with stories, historic photographs and maps at the Nunda Historical Society later this month. According to a press release from Tom Cook of the Nunda Historical Society, author Ken Clark is giving a talk on the Pittsburg, Shawmut and Northern Railroad (PS&N) on Wednesday Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. The railroad operated … [Read more...]

Talk Remembers Nunda’s Sports Legends from Civil War and WWII

NUNDA — The Nunda Historical Society will host a history program called 'Sports in Nunda' to share stories of athletics in the area from the Civil War era to the present. According to a press release from the Nunda Historical Society, the event will feature stories of important teams, coaches, players, and local playing fields. Segments of the event will focus on Nunda's two football teams, early girls' athletics, and Doc Kennedy, the area's … [Read more...]