by Sarah Cedeño, Village Historian Jackie Morris, Village of Brockport Historian Emeritus passed away on November 16th, 2016. Jackie was born in 1925 in Indiana and married Raymond Morris in 1943 after courting long distance during WWII. Jackie’s first child Rayleen (Bucklin) was born shortly after. The family moved to Brockport in 1946 so Raymond couldContinue reading “In Memory of Jacqueline Morris”
by Sarah Cedeño Most of Brockport’s longtime residents have been touched by Eunice Chesnut, historian for the Western Monroe Historical Society from 1977 to 2014. Even if you never met Eunice, if you’ve ever visited the Peddler’s Market, taken a fourth-grade field trip to the Morgan-Manning House, or enjoyed the Fourth of July Community Celebration, you’veContinue reading “Remembering Eunice Chesnut: A Photo Gallery”
The Page Family Legacy This post on Gertrude Page will conclude our three-part series of the Page family. Because many residents might have fond memories or anecdotes of Gertrude, who lived in Brockport on Gordon Street until her 1962 death, after you read the post, please share your stories in a comment at the bottom.Continue reading “Part III of the Three-Part Page Family Series: Gertrude Page and the Page Family Legacy”
The Page Family Establishment in Brockport.
If you missed February’s event celebrating prominent Brockport residents William Page and Fannie Barrier Williams, check out the first of our three-part series on the William Page Family, because black history is important every month of the year! Part I: William Page’s Journey to Brockport