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Lansing Historical Association provides local history publications primarily for educational purposes. The donations received for these items will allow the Association to continue reprinting and publishing local history. These items make a wonderful addition to any book collection and make great gifts. If you know someone that would enjoy our newsletter, request a gift membership at only $10.00 per year. Your continued support is important to our success.  Click Here to print an order form.

NOTE: Supplies are limited for some publications so please order early. Prices listed are suggested donation amounts.

Ludlowville Memory Book by Louise Bement
This book was first printed in 1981.  It is a revised and edited issue of the manuscript, "The History of the Town of Lansing", by Alice Adele Bristol (circa 1930) $4.00

It Happened in Lansing
by Isabelle H. Parish
Full of stories and family history by many local historians. Includes list of Rev. War soldiers graves
Edited & Produced by Louise P. Bement, 1987, 59 pgs.
Order number 109303, $5.00

Portland Point Memory Book
A history written by Mrs. Bement's Fourth Grade class (1976) at Lansing Elementary School, 32 pgs.
Order number 109304, $4.00

The Rock Salt Mine (1916-1985)
A history written by Mrs. Bement's Fourth Grade class (1984-85) at Lansing Elementary School, 48 pgs.

International Salt Memory Book (1891-1962)
A history of the International Salt Company in Myers, NY and the people who worked there from 1891-1962. Written by Mrs. Bement's Fourth Grade class (1977-78) at Lansing Elementary School, 30 pgs., $4.00

Cayuga Lake 1900-1982
A history written by Mrs. Bement's Fourth Grade class (1981-82) at Lansing Elementary School, 58 pgs.
Order number 109407, $4.00

Town of Lansing - Its Beginning
by Louise Bement, 1984, 26 pgs.
An important history on this area and its first settlers. Includes early map.
Order number 109307, $4.00

More Bits and Pieces of Lansingville History
by Nellie Tucker Minturn, 1971, 39 pgs.
This book was reprinted in 1993 and includes 29 wonderful chapters from The First Settlers to Past Masters of the Grange.
Order number 109308, $4.00

Youthful Thoughts (1844-1848)
Compiled by D. Barber & B. Davis, 1992, 142 pgs.
A real treasure of compositions written by Dryden, Groton, and Lansing children in the 1840's. Illustrated with period etchings.
Order number 109309, - Hard bound $8.00 - Soft bound $5.00

Early Map of Lansing (17x20)
Taken from the 1853 Tompkins County Map.
Printed on parchment, includes residents names.
Order number 109317, $4.00

Lansing Gazette
Edited and Published by Lord & Burr
Ludlowville, NY - October, 1861. Reprinted for Lansing Day, 1993 - 4 pages
Order number 109320, $.50

Town of Lansing Historic Context Narrative
American History Partnership, 199488 pgs.
From prehistoric inhabitants in Central New York to our mid-late twentieth century landscape, Judith Dulberger and American History Partnership have prepared an historic context on the Town of Lansing. The report describes the concerns over the erosion of Lansing's predominantly rural character and provides recommendations for undertaking surveys of its most important resources.
Order number 109423, $10.00

Remember When - Ludlowville
Compiled by Jeanne (Nobles) Bishop, Louise Bement, Lou Barr, and Bea Davis, 1997. 96 pgs, 170+ period photographs.
The real authors of this coffee-table style book are the people who lived in Ludlowville and shared their memories. Time frame is pre-1900 to 1940s or 1950s. Nice gift for Ludlowvilleites that are out of the area.
Order number 089701 $20.00

Outhouse Note Cards
Eight different pen & ink illustrations of Lansing Outhouses by member Joan Hass. Envelopes included. A perfect gift!
Order number 109525, $5.00

Four wooden throne houses reproduced in full color on each shirt.
Order number 119528, $12.00 (specify size, large and extra large only).

Privy Revelations
Featuring the Outhouses of Lansing, NY by Louise Barr, Joan Hass, & John Thompson. 1996, 92 pgs. An interesting story relating to the history of outhouses in the town of Lansing including 90+ pictures of Lansing outhouses. Also poems, Backyard Gems and even a Crossword Puzzle.
Order number 089628, $12.00.

Outhouse Posters
20 photos of Lansings best. All in full color. Frameable.
19" by 25"
Order number 089929, $12.00 + $3 shipping

Gift Membership
It's easy to provide a gift membership to a friend or loved one. Send us your name and address and that of the recipient. We will start sending the newsletter and send you the gift certificate which you can mail personally.
Order number 109527, $10.00

Lansing At The CrossRoads
Lansing At The CrossRoads by Reta Smidt, 2001, 220 pages.The formation of the Village of Lansing. This is the story of the village, how and why it was formed, the problems it faced in its early years, and the victories its people won in gaining control of their own communal future.
Order number 050100, $20.00

Place Names of Tompkins County
Place names of Tompkins County, edited by Carol Kammen, 2004, 132 pages. Have you ever wondered about the name of a street, or road, or region where you live? The municipal historians of Tompkins County have collected a wealth of information that will help answer these questions. The book is easily used as a reference book, but is also a joy to read as the information is presented in small "tid-bits". Sixteen historians worked together to write this fine book, well illustrated with maps.
Order Number 060411, $10.00

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