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Felton High School is visible in the distance.
Wheatfield section is a coming residential location, Payne, article (Tonawanda News, 1924-10-14).jpg
A message to homeseekers, lots on Wheatfield, Payne, Miller, Stanley, ad(Tonawanda News, 1922-10-05).jpg
This small lock connected the Erie Canal in Tonawanda with Tonawanda Creek past the dam. It was located about where the Marine Midland / HSBC drive…
By Paul Lachaz
Home of Historical Society of the Tonawandas
Showing Hunphrey & Vandervoort Insurance, Schnell's, the old Erie Canal and more.
Showing First Trust, Tonawanda Power Co., more.
Niagara Musical Instrument Mfg Co, photo 3 (Historical Society of the Tonawandas, Hamp Film Collection, 1930).jpg
Niagara Musical Instrument Mfg Co, photo 2 (Historical Society of the Tonawandas, Hamp Film Collection, 1930).jpg
Niagara Musical Instrument Mfg Co, photo (Historical Society of the Tonawandas, Hamp Film Collection, 1930).jpg
Western New York townships, map (Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York, 1849).jpg
This tavern at 495 River Road would later be Beachy's, and then Ship of Fools. The photo was contributed by John Olszowka, who also supplied the…
Photo by Dennis Reed Jr
Former Junction Point on Payne Avenue (Thomas Turtle Optician and Galassis), photo (Google, 2011).jpg
Account of early Tonawandas, excerpt (Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York, 1849).jpg
Briefly mentions slow start of the area due to flooding problems, and the importance of the state ditches of 1840. Also: exhaustion of local "fine…
Docks, yards and planing mills of Gratwick, Smith and Fryer Lumber Co., illustration from booklet (c1880).jpg
Includes photos and a history of the Polish settlement in North Tonawanda.
1863-1929. Obituary from Haseley Family Pages: Tonawanda Business Man Drops Dead In His Store While displaying some of the new currency, which he had…