BOOK FOR SALE - This and That
is an informal collection of some of the articles, program notes,
classes, speeches and research notes complied and presented by Alice
Price: $5.00 per book.
The Town of Chenango Historian
Alice J. Ruby
Office: The Chenango Schoolhouse Museum
Hours: Wednesday 8AM to 12PM or anytime by appointment
Historians office (on the corner of River Rd and Patch Rd.) is the
repository for local history records. Here you will find surname files,
family folders, census, and cemetery records. There are also maps,
genealogy and books relating to this area. You will find computerized
listings for all local cemeteries. We have a wealth of information,
names and photos of our one-room schools. You will also find pictures
and histories of our churches and social groups.
you are updating your family history, looking for beginner help in
searching for your ancestors, researching a local historical event or
just satisfying your curiosity. You will find what you need here.
are especially proud of our photograph collection. all cross-referenced
for easy access. If your family lived in our town, we probably have
THE CHENANGO SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM
Alice Ruby. Curator
Location: corner of Patch and River Rd. Kattelville, NY
Mailing address: 1529 State Route 12, Binghamton. NY 13901
museum is the former Kattelville one-room schoolhouse, which was, once
located on Route 12, but is located near the Chenango Forks Schools on
Patch Rd. Built in 1846, the building is mostly original
the interior is new, it is not only used as a local history center and
historianï¿½s office it is used as a museum Many classes from local
schools have visited to learn more about out townï¿½s history. Our ever -
changing displays are always interesting for all ages.
Chenango Schoolhouse Museum is a picturesque building surrounded by
beautiful flowerbeds and adjacent to the historic Handy Cemetery.
Resting place of a Revolutionary War veteran.
museum is open free of charge to all. If your school class, civic
organization, church or social group would like to visit, please call.
We will gladly find and plan a program especially for you.
past programs and displays have featured general stores, antique farm
equipment, vintage clothing, one room schools. Revolutionary War,
miniature villages, railroads, road-building, collections, Civil War,
antique toys, Victorian Christmas, bread-making, soap-making, and many
We have publications for sale. These include YESTERDAY'S CHILD and RIVER ROAD DAIRIES.