Portville, NY Resources

On this page you will find a listing of several places that could help you in your research.

The Portville Historical and Preservation Society

Visit our website at (www.portvillehistory.org) or email us at mailto:PHPSemail@yahoo.com

PHPS is located at 17 Maple Street, Portville NY.  We are open every Thursday from May to September, 2007, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by appointment.  To arrange an appointment, please email PHPSemail@yahoo.com with your contact information.

The 2007-2009 officers include:

Cindy Keeley, President
David Pupo, Vice President
Ronda Pollock, Secretary
Bob Fairbanks, Treasurer
Gail Feuchter, Historian
Terri Batt, Curator

If you have a family history, or materials or photographs pertaining to the history of Portville that you are willing to share, please let us know!  We can also be contacted at our mailing address:

P.O. Box 59
Portville, NY 14770

Holdings include:

Many research aids for the student, historian and genealogist such as county histories, over 2500 obituaries, census indices and the genealogies of many Portville families. Over 100 files and pamphlets on Portville churches, industries, maps, cemeteries, schools, veterans, government, houses, buildings, the canal, and various local events.  We also have old school yearbooks dating back to 1938 and a complete listing and look-up database for Chestnut Hill Cemetery.

Portville Town Municipal Building

1102 Portville-Olean Rd.
Portville, NY 14770
(716) 933-6658

 Portville Free Library

1 N. Main St.
Portville, NY 14770
(716) 933-8441

The library has historical materials including Portville's old newspapers,
The Autograph, The Portville Review, and The Portville Star.

If you have anything of genealogical or historical interest to add to this site, or if you are interested in becoming a member of the Painted Hills Genealogy Society, please contact us at:
Painted Hills

This page is maintained by the PHGS
Last Update February 2, 2020