During the depths of the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt devised a plan by which the government would create jobs for unemployed young men restoring our natural resources. On March 31, 1933, a bill establishing the Civilian Conservation . . . — — Map (db m174427) HM
This view was from a point South of the Andrus planing mill looking West, and shows the "Andrus Pond" and culvert under Main Street.
The Andrus Mill pond was filled in. In 1999, it is the Perry Village's main parking lot on the East side of Main . . . — — Map (db m58247) HM
The outdoor amphitheater was the center of the Silver Lake Assembly, which was formed from Camp Wesley in 1887 and replaced the Preacher Stand. Built for $2000 in 1888, just four years before Epworth Hall, the amphitheater had an arched roof 32 . . . — — Map (db m173750) HM
William Burt, an American pastor, missionary and Bishop was born in Cornwall, England on October 23, 1852. His family immigrated to the US where he received his education from Wesleyan University in Middleton, Connecticut in 1879 and the Drew . . . — — Map (db m173745) HM
The early history of our country is one of western expansion into wilderness areas. These settlers were not only people looking for new opportunity, but also people of strong religious faith founded in Christian doctrine. Clergy were in short . . . — — Map (db m173748) HM
Epworth Hall was built in 1892 at a cost of $3500, complete and painted. Its purpose was to better house the programs of the Epworth Leagues and the programs of the Silver Lake Assembly. In its early years it served as both dormitory and classroom . . . — — Map (db m157865) HM
This water trough was originally installed on Main Street in the year 1896. A second trough was located further down the street. These troughs served a vital role in satisfying the thirst of horses and others before the advent of the automobile. . . . — — Map (db m161150) HM
In Memory Of
The Early Settlers
Who Were Laid To Rest
In The Old Burying Ground
On This Site
1811 - Circa 1839
The early settlers of Perry used this site as the first cemetery. It included land now occupied by the Perry Public Library . . . — — Map (db m160013) HM
The Wyoming Pioneer Historical Association was formed in 1872.
This cabin was built in 1876.
The logs were donated by members of the Association.
This plaque erected by Kiwanis Club of Perry 1968 — — Map (db m157869) HM
This site marks The Richmond Mill, constructed in 1822 as a sawmill. The Andrus family first became involved with the mill in 1872.
The 1915 History of Perry reports that the sawmill was operational. With 93 years in business, it was the oldest . . . — — Map (db m58248) HM
Millard F. Robeson moved his knife company to the former Wycoff Harvester cobblestone building in 1900. A three-story addition was added to the existing structure in 1907. The Company produced world-famous cutlery products from this location until . . . — — Map (db m158725) HM
On this site, presently Basils Auto Repair, Benjamin Gardner built a flour mill in 1828. Gardner had built a dam across the outlet, just west of the mill, in 1826. Today the dam maintains the only remaining mill pond on the outlet. Known as . . . — — Map (db m153283) HM
The first building was erected on this site in 1828 and was used as a foundry. When it burned in 1839, local tradesmen donated their talents to build the pictured cobblestone building. This building first housed a business known as "Perry Steam . . . — — Map (db m158721) HM