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NOTEWORTHY EVENTS

December 18, 2011 - Lake View Pond Named After Duke Spittler


July 31, 2008 - Doris Hopp Honored for Years of Volunteer Service to Lake View Community

March 22, 2007 - Fire Strikes Historic Buxton Inn at Rt. 20 & Pleasant Ave.


January 15, 1999 - Lake View Volunteer Fire Association Celebrates 75th Diamond Anniversary


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January 31, 1998 - Lake View Firefighters Honor Charles Spittler


August 21, 1993 - Lake View School has Reunion for Classes 1890 to 1955


October 8, 1986 - Retired US Army Colonel Donald Spittler  inducted into US Army FA OCS Hall of Fame  

ARCHIVES (read articles from local newspapers)
History of Lake View from 1804 to 1924, written by Ray Healy in 1965

How Lake View got its name   Schoellkopf's “Home by the Lake" (Seeheim)

History of Frontier Central School District from c. 1810 to 2002 
(with copy of Commencement Program of 1916)

History of Versailles Plank Rd. (1850)    History of the Town of Hamburg

The Gatling Land Boom (1893) which ALMOST put Lake View on the map!  
(from the Western NY Heritage Press)

Lake View Photo Albums lakeviewphotosOLD PHOTOS WANTED    
                                     
Buildings/Scenes        People/Groups  
WS Sikes Store North Evans, NY (1860)
Tannery on 18-Mile Creek (1906)   Lake View Hotel (1908)   Fisher Estate (c.1915)  
Lake View Railroad Stations   Kalterhouse Tavern (c.1915)   Building Bridge Rt. 20 (1929)  
Trolley (1930s)   Building of Trestle over 18-Mile Creek (1942)   Train Wreck (1954)
Berry Pickers at Heath Farm (1889)   Bicycle Factory (1895-1903)   Baseball Team (1903)
G.W. Spittler Grocery (1931)   Boy Scout Camping Trip (1948)   LV Athletic Club (1950)
Lake View Juniors Baseball Team (1950)   St. Vincent's Class of (1955)   Arions Band (1960)  
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Girl Scout Troop 373 (1959)

Maps of Lake View 1866-1938     Maps of North Evans 1880  1908  1938
     (details of locations on Map of Lake View 1866 and descriptions of early settlers)

Read about Pinehurst Housing Development in 1928

1930 Census of Lake View area with list of names  

Actual copies of the Lake View Local newsletter, produced during WWII for the troops overseas, with Christmas Greeting-1944 signed by everyone in town!

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Lake View Community Association's recipe book  "The ABC's of Cooking" produced in the late 1950's to fund the playground on Burke Rd. (Includes names and photos of some contributors)

The Great Wiltranco Shipwreck at Lake View in 1967

HEIRLOOMS
Eulogy to Gene Hummel (1909-2003)  Eulogy to George Spittler (1883-1958)

Tribute to Helen Fierle (1914-2013)   Tribute to Dorothy Spittler (1911-2008)
   
Memories of Lake View (1887-1906) by Viola Trinder Bailey

An interview with Donald Spittler, unofficial town historian (1919-2010)

Class History for years 1927-1936 at Lake View School 
written by Winifred Stadler Pericak (1922-1961) 

 

OTHER LINKS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Lake View Newswire   DMOZ Directory   Location on Yahoo Maps

Lake View on Wikipedia   Demographics-ZipCode 14085   14085 Map
Churches: Our Lady of Perpetual Help (now called Blessed John Paul II),  
Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion
and
Southtowns Christian Center
Lake View Community Church
(fka Lake View Congregational Church)

Lake View Volunteer Fire Association   Lake View Community Association

Graycliff - home on Lake Erie designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1926

Information/photos on 18-Mile Creek, More  and More plus Buttermilk Falls

View the websites of neighboring towns and cities:  Hamburg     Eden     Buffalo

Erie County Fair - Sponsored by the Erie County Agricultural Society, America's Fair, the Erie County Fair began in 1819 as a one-day event in the city of Buffalo. It was moved to the current Hamburg location in 1868 where it has grown into the largest independent county fair in North America. The 11-day event takes place on 265-acres packed full of entertainment for the whole family, featuring agriculture, food, rides, shows and much more!

Search the following websites for Historical & Genealogy Info:

    
Ward-Spittler-Metz-Lyon-Nash-Avery Family Heritage Center
          (family trees, historical narratives, photos, maps, obits, etc.)
     
Walkershire - (another great Lake View family)
     Erie County GenWeb Page
           
(the official US GenWeb site for Erie County; very comprehensive)
     Local Links for Buffalo & Erie County
           
(created by Cynthia Van Ness, a local librarian, has vast amount of well organized info) 
     Buffalo & Erie Co. Historical Society     Western NY Genealogy

Explore these Educational Websites: 
Frontier Central School District
   Buffalo/Erie County Library  
WNY Regional Info Center


Check out the following websites for General Info on Western NY:  Click for the ClassicBuffalo.com Home page
    Buffalo.com - Everything Buffalo!     Buffalo-News     Business First - Buffalo
    Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau     CitySearch-Buffalo       
    Hamburg Sun   Preserving Buffalo    Guide to Buffalo English


Order foods, etc. from the Buffalo Region: Made-in-Buffalo  

Find Fellow Alumni from Schools on these Search Engines: 
Frontier Central Alumni Association   Reunion.com    
Find Classmates Online
     American School Directory
(needs subscription)

Website for Frontier Central High School's Class of 1962

Learn about New York State Society's Buffalo Nite in Washington, DC

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