Recording a conversation with elder Avon residents creates a wonderful local history resource. The Avon Preservation & Historical Society has a growing collection of interviews. If you know someone who would be willing to be interviewed about their life in Avon, please let us know through our contact form.

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Lottie Credit

The first AP&HS Oral History Project interview took place on October 15, 1983 with Lottie Credit, a long time resident of Avon. She was 91 years old at the time of the interview, remembering times of her childhood from around 1900. 

The interview can be found by clicking this link: Interview with Lottie Credit

Selden and Marilyn Chase

March 6, 2015

Selden’s early life, farming practices, and stories about Avon farms: Thompson Farm, Elm Place, Aaron Barber, and Conesus Farm (behind 5 Arch Bridge).
Interviewers: Sharon Knight, Clara Mulligan, Holly Watson, Ellen Zapf

Harry Beason, George Cullinan and James Steele


 Interviewed as one group by Sharon Knight and Ellen Zapf.

Letha and Dr. Ridley, Louis Lee and Charles Rumfola


Letha Ridley was 104 years old when interviewed with her husband, Dr. Ridley, along with Louis Lee and Charles Rumfola.
Interviewed as one group by Sharon Knight and Ellen Zapf.