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Towns and Villages/Wellsville

Tidbits in Time

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Parade Wellsville NY July 10 1952

Parade on Main Street, Wellsville; July 10, 1952, 2 years before the City Hall burned. Thanks to Sharing by Marlea Ramsey


Rare Photo of Wellsville's Pink House before gingerbread and Music Room were added...in the days as it was built. From collection of Dan Nicholson.


2nd Room-Proctor School 1932-33 Photo Submitted by Marlea Ramsey Robbins Photo by C.W.Fish - Sherman,NY

S.Main Blacksmith Shop

Martha Hall in "A History of the Town of Wellsville,NY" says "Blacksmithing in Wellsville ended July 9, 1859, when John A. Ross retired."


Sinclair Refining in the late years. From collection of Dan Nicholson


1936 Sinclair Refining Co. From collection of Dan Nicholson


1936 Sinclair; From collection of Dan Nicholson


Sinclair Refining Demolished July 1958-December 1959. From collection of Dan Nicholson


A 1925 view of Wellsville Refinery before it was "modernized and enlarged" as one of the Sinclair Refineries. From collection of Dan Nicholson


1961 Dan Nicholson Photo of Hancock Service Station -near corner of North Main Street and Riverside Drive - Wellsville; on Riverside Drive, Rte 19 N.

Wall of Honor Wlsv

Wellsville Honor Roll, "Wall of Honor" - Submitted by Mary Rhodes, Town Historian. Original Photo is from archives of, and may be viewed at, Town of Wellsville Clerk's Office

Washington Street School 1961

Washington Street School ca.1961 "....found this photo taken in 1961" Linda Cline Smith

Wellsville Main St Pickups Hotel

Wellsville Main St c.1908

View of Wellsville's Main Street circa 1908. Dating is based on the sign showing the two presidential candidates.

Wellsville NY Main St Chevy Service 2

Another shot of Main Street, Wellsville 9/10/1951Sign points to Chevy Garage when located in area now parking lot for Giant Food. Thanks to Sharing by Marlea Ramsey

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