Local History Books

Free Online Local History Books:

Chautauqua County Google Books Link

The Illustrated History of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY by Vernelle A. Hatch's+industry+jamestown&source=bl&ots=8fRqXVlmBc&sig=9StoqKKHi5U7yIoRKEKwtQ8WO0w&hl=en&ei=-hP8Ss2wO8TTnAeEjIybBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CAgQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=&f=false

The Chautauqua Movement by Co-Founder John H. Vincent

New York State Historical Literature:=

History of Jamestown, NY From: History of Chautauqua County, New York and its people, John P. Downs - Editor-in-Charge. Fenwick Y. Hedley Editor-in-Chief. Published By American Historical Society, Inc. 1921

Fancher Chair History by Christina Erickson:


The early history of the town of Ellicott, Chautauqua County, N.Y.

By Gilbert Wilkinson Hazeltine,+ny%22&lr=&ei=jnL8SsrOKKn0yATp1aGTDw#v=onepage&q=&f=false

Obed Edson: Chautauqua County Historian. Biographical Sketch