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Feeley Tape 2 - 4_6_16, 12.39 PM.mp3
This is a collection of several clips from tapes that were recorded in the Avon Historical Society

Coleman Side B 1.mp3
Various clips discussing the hard times in Avon, NY including problems with the school district, victory gardens and living through the Great Depression.

Small lunch car run by Otto Kiefer was located on the park square in Avon, NY, perhaps as early as 1926. After Kiefer's death in 1940 it passed through a number of owners before being moved to Perry in 1946. It was disassembled in 1957.

Avon Free Library was used to house students after the school fire in 1961. Four kindergarten classes were taught there for two years.

George Dooer opened this meat market when he was 19; first bought some farmland and went from having nothing to having one of the longest running businesses. He was the president of the town, supervisor, and county sherriff. His meat market was…

Composite image created from two U.S. Army Engineer maps of 1972 hurricane

Agnes Flood--Avon.jpeg
Map of areas impacted by the June 1972 Hurricane

Avon Creeks Map Color.jpg
Beginning in the late 18th century, Conesus Creek and other waterways near Avon provided mechanical power for a variety of milling functions

Ashantee Detail 1902.jpeg
This detail from a 1902 maps shows the Littleville area on Conesus Creek, near the village of Avon NY

In this detail from an 1872 map, we can see that the processing of meats took place literally next door to a school
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