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Loomis Sanitorium Chapel, Liberty, Sullivan County, NY

(above) Old chapel at Loomis Sanitorium, Liberty, NY

Between the Lakes Group specializes in NYS and CT history

History, genealogy, and Americana   



Scroll down this page to the states we cover. Our collection of historical articles for download is growing. You'll also find links to historical and genealogical finding aids and indexes. Take a look around!  

Specializing in New York State and Connecticut --

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New York State:

We currently have New York State material about the following counties and the towns and institutions in them:   Albany County    Allegany County   Bronx County   Broome County   Cattaraugus County   Cayuga County   Chautauqua County   Chemung County   Chenango County   Clinton County    Columbia County    Cortland County   Delaware County   Dutchess County    Erie County   Essex County   Fulton County   Franklin County   Genesee County    Greene County  Hamilton County   Herkimer County   Jefferson County  Kings County  Lewis County   Livingston County Madison County   Monroe County    Montgomery County   Nassau County   New York County   Niagara County   Oneida County   Ontario County    Orange County   Orleans County   Oswego County   Otsego County   Putnam County    Queens County   Rensselaer County   Richmond County   Rockland County   Saratoga County    Schenectady County     Schoharie County   Schuyler County    St. Lawrence County   Seneca County    Steuben County    Suffolk County  Sullivan County   Tioga County   Tompkins County   Ulster County   Warren County   Washington County  Wayne County  Westchester County  Yates County   as well as some  regional material of Western New York,  regional material of Long Island, military history, and statewide material



Several of our offerings include family histories


both college and high school -- for historians and genealogists (and for the memories)



Our current Connecticut material covers the following counties, towns and villages:

Litchfield County:  Salisbury   Norfolk    Washington   Torrington   Lime Rock   Marbledale    Falls Village    New Preston     Lake Waramaug    Lakeville    North Canaan     Goshen    Winchester/Winsted   New Milford   Litchfield    Wolcottville   Hartford County:   Hartford   East Granby   Berlin   Bloomfield   East Hartford   Granby   Suffield   Enfield   Newgate  Newington   Simsbury   Canton   Manchester    Glastonbury   Tolland County:  Ellington    Rockville   New Haven County:  New Haven    Wallingford    Branford    Guilford   Wolcott    New London County:   New London   Lebanon   Colchester   Norwich   Preston   Fairfield County:   Ridgefield   Norwalk   Middlesex County:   Clinton    Middletown     Windham County:     Pomfret   Thompson


We have additional Connecticut material about  Copper Mining in Connecticut, Connecticut's historic iron industry, Connecticut's Western Reserve, and some Connecticut Miscellany.

Military History


Particularly important in this Civil War anniversary year


See also our new World War I page and our

Women spies page



Our current Pennsylvania material includes material about Lebanon County    Johnstown and the Great Flood    Minisink & Port Jervis (NY)   The Harmony Society at Economy PA    The Molly Maguires     Schuylkill County    Fayette County    Philadelphia


FREE finding aids, including: 

--A list of organizations that are known by their initials (NEW update)

--Sullivan County NY finding aids

--Litchfield County CT finding aids

--Resources about the Historic Iron Industry in Connecticut



Our current Maine material deals with:  Baldwin   Raymond   Norway   Maine State Prison   Westbrook   Garland    Kennebunk    Bridgton   Magistrates 1890 - 99  



Our current Georgia material is about Emory College and about Connecticut's participation in the Atlanta Exposition of 1895



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New Jersey


Our current New Jersey material relates to:  Trenton/Ewing/Old Hunterdon County,    Minisink & Port Jervis (NY), Historic Wallkill Valley for 1903 (Sussex County), and Camden




Our current Massachusetts topics are: 

Counties, Cities and Towns in Massachusetts     Colonial History: Religious Dissenters    The Pilgrims    Boston    New Bedford     Monterey     Newton     Paxton    Worcester    Malden    Amherst    Leicester    the North Shore    Dartmouth     Hanover    Deerfield    Fall River    Hadley




Our current Missouri CD-ROM:

Nevada, Missouri Directory for 1905


South Carolina:


Our current South Carolina CD-ROM:  Provost Marshal of Charleston First publication of this important historical record


Sheet Music


Specifically, American popular music.  We're offering items from our collection of sheet music of the early 1900s (and late 1800s) for download. 



Our current Kentucky material:  Kentucky Progress Magazine (1929)    Catholic Families of Kentucky    The Brown Family of Liberty Hall   The Old Kentucky Home   History of Boone County

History of Elizabethtown, KY




A page of material -- social history, perhaps -- that doesn't really fit elsewhere, but that we think is interesting (even fascinating!)

Rhode Island:


Our current Rhode Island material concerns:  Smithfield (including N. Smithfield, Lincoln, and Woonsocket)    Warren    Providence    Colonial History: Founders of RI    Warwick and the south     Newport   



Our current Indiana material is about  Fountain County    Daviess County    Posey County   Camp Morton   Richmond





Our current Illinois material is about  Peoria County



Biographies of important figures in American history


Our current Ohio material is about the Western Reserve and Ashtabula County


Colonial History

Interested in the history of the American colonies before the Revolution?  We are! 


Our first Vermont offerings:

--The Annual Reports of the Town of Chelsea, VT for the year ending February 19, 1908. 

--The Vermont Central Railroad Investigation of 1872-74.

--Hartford, Vermont Historical Pageant (1911)

--Windsor, Vermont Town Register - 1905

--The Vermont Directory for 1869

--Walton's Vermont Register for 1882

--The University of Vermont in the Great War


Temperance and Prohibition

Abuse of alcohol has been a theme through much of American history

New Hampshire:

Our first New Hampshire offerings:

--200th Anniversary Celebration of Chester, New Hampshire

--Chester/Auburn, New Hampshire, Gravestone Inscriptions


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Our initial Virginia offering:

----Annals of Augusta County, VA (1902)





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