Liverpool Legends - Liverpool Public Library Local History Video Project

 
 

Exploring Liverpool's Past Volume 1
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This DVD includes the following four videos: The Story of Sainte Marie Among the Iroquois is an exciting adventure set in the seventeenth century. Follow in the footsteps of early French explorers and learn about the first attempt to establish a European settlement in Central New York. (18:30)

Across the Lake takes you back in time to the 'Gay 90s.' Visit some of the major resorts that once lined the western shore of Onondaga Lake and learn why this area was once known as the "Coney Island of Central New York." (37:30)

The production of salt was the major business in Liverpool for over seventy years. At one time this was the only location in the United States where salt was commercially produced. The Salt Industry in Liverpool, New York describes the history of the local salt-making business. (20:23)

Willow Basketry in Liverpool, New York tells the history of Liverpool's basket industry from its humble beginnings in 1852. Join Dorianne Gutierrez, Liverpool Village Historian, as she traces the history of Liverpool and its basket weavers. (13:34)

 
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