Anecdotes from the 20th century in Cayuga County issued for the county bicentennial in 1999 this handsome volume details life in Cayuga County- the first electric chair at Auburn prison, the big top circus tent collapse and many happier memories too.
145 page paperback book with many historic photos of interest to geneologists and local history buffs.This informal anecdotal history of the area describes the days of steam locomotives and commercial sail.There is also a wealth of rich detail on farming and daily life in the small town and community from the early 1800's through World War II. Book index consists of family names of Fair Haven settlers.
hard cover 2002 36 pages with photos When Craine began farming in the 1920s book keeping consisted of figures scribbled on a barn door back or scrap of paper. Craine once knew each cow by name and went from plowing two acres a day with a team to the 1990s as a farmer. His 75 years of memories are a rich source of information for anyone interested in a time before factory farming and best management practices.