Allegany Area Historical Association

Free Methodist church at Third and Chestnut pre-1927


We have several items for purchase. These items can either be picked up at the AAHA Center during open hours (or by appointment) or at Citizen Printing (99 W. Main St, Allegany). Items can also be shipped for an additional $4.00 shipping and handling for books.

Our Allegany Heritage 1831-1981: A Sesquicentennial Review.

A third printing has been done of Our Allegany Heritage, 1831-1981 , our original book about the history of Allegany, New York from 1831-1981. This soft cover edition sells for $10.00.

Our Allegany Heritage 1837-1981: A Susqeicentennial Review book cover with the title and a line drawing of the old Methodist Church

1960 River Travel Log: Allegany to New Orleans by Canoe

by Bob Steiger & Mike Rehler. Two local boys paddled from Allegany to New Orleans in a 54-day canoe trip in 1960. Experience their trip through their daily logs. Soft cover $15.00

Tales of War and Confinement from World War II

Compilation of the letters that Richard (Richie) Boser and Clemens (Clem) Martiny wrote to the editor of the Allegany Citizen while deployed during World War II. Mr. Boser served in the European theater of action, and Mr. Martiny was with the Seabees in the South Pacific. Their letters were researched as an Eagle Scout project by Amit Patel of Allegany. The book also has a letter written by N.V.V.F. (Van) Munson detailing his experiences as a German prisoner of war. Soft Cover $6.00.

Tales of War and Confinement from World War II

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