Cox Local History Room

The Eugene Cox Local History Room holds a reserve collection of books, clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks on Wheatland, Scottsville and the surrounding area. It is staffed by volunteers interested in interpreting our history and preserving community news and events for tomorrow’s citizens. 

Garbutt Family Dulcimer
Indian arrowhead collection
Photographs of early Scottsville

History of the Town of Wheatland – Schmidt, 1953
Wheatland, Monroe County, New York – Slocum, 1908
History of the Pioneer Settlement, Phelps & Gorham Purchase, 1851
History of Monroe County, New York – McIntosh, 1877
Pictorial Wheatland – McGinnis, 1971-1984
Historic Preservation Report: Wheatland/Scottsville/Mumford - completed by Landmark Society of Western New York, 2003
Wheatland – Gilbert & Chapman, 2008

Our Families:
Index to cemeteries of Wheatland
Card file of information on families of Wheatland
Genealogy file of local families
The Past – Seen and Heard:
Slide collection, Wheatland, Old and New
Oral tape interviews and reminiscences by citizens
Franklin Hanford papers

1841 Stevens survey of Scottsville
1858 Gillette map of Scottsville, Wheatland
1872 Beer atlas of Monroe County
1902 Plat book of Monroe County
1924 Town of Wheatland, Village of Scottsville, Hamlet of Mumford
1938 Wagner’s wall map of Monroe County
1952 Wheatland historical map
1966 Town of Wheatland, Monroe County Dept. of Maps & Assessments

Local History Room Hours:
Tuesdays 1:30-4:30 p.m. and most Tuesday evenings 6:30-8 p.m. (Please call ahead: 585-889-2023)