(last updated 11/20/18)
Here is an interesting document from Walworth Academy, 1879-80 school year.
Here is the section about Walworth from Landmarks of Wayne County
The Walworth United Methodist Church was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. Here is the application that was filed.
This booklet about West Walworth was written by Mrs. Charles Peters about 1923.
Here is the Walworth High School Handbook for Pupils and Parents for 1931 and 1932. It contains information about the building of the school in 1930.
Here are some stories from past newsletters that we think you may enjoy reading.
Interviews by Dawn Russell
In 2015, Dawn joined our Newsletter Team. Her interest was doing interviews and writing stories about those interviews. Below are the ones she has done to date. Each has been published in our newsletters.
Gladys E. VanHaneghem memories- July 2015 – interview with Ruth Reybrouck
Other Stories about People
Box in the Farmhouse Attic- Nov 2011 – about the Wignalls
3/25/17 – Martha Lynch said “Hi… I just read the historical piece about the Wignall’s. Having lived in their “new house” for almost 35 years, we can attest to the love with which it was built. The story told by Virginia Wignall is a testament to the love the Wignall’s had for Walworth, their family and community.”
Don’s IGA building- Feb 2011 – This building is now the Walworth Post Office (and more)
Cheesemaking – We’ve had 4 stories on this topic:
Misc. “Stuff” that you MIGHT want to know.
A list of Town Supervisors from 1855 to 2017 – Walworth Town Supervisors update
Each year the Walworth Historical Society Board of Trustees selects an individual, couple or group that has made a significant contribution to our community for a “Community Service Award.” In recent years, that award is presented at our Annual Meeting held at the Lodge in Ginegaw Park. This is usually are largest meeting of the year. A list of award recipients can be seen by clicking this link: Walworth HS Community Service Awards
At our Program meeting on 11/19/18 our speaker, Rosa Fox shared some information she had found about Susan Cleveland Yeomans. Here are two newspaper articles she gave us copies of: Susan Yeomans 456
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