TALES OF OLD ELMA — FURTHER READING & BACKGROUND

 

"THE GREATEST BULL IN THE WORLD" was in Elma

More information is at this link:

The Greatest Bull in the World.

 

ELMA'S FIRST INVENTOR:

THOMAS HANVEY, MASTER COOPER

Further reading is at this link:

First Inventor

 

SUE HOWE BLAZAK: ELMA'S BETSY ROSS

Further reading is here:

Sue Howe Blazak.

 

THE KETCHUM MOWER, THE WORLD'S FIRST, BEST MOWER AND ITS ELMA CONNECTION

Documents relating to the Ketchum Mower:

Ketchum Mower

 

THE MANY VILLAGES & HAMLETS OF ELMA

Further reading at these links:

Elma Hamlets webpage

Villages & Hamlets of Elma

 

GOD'S SPRING WATER BETHESDA MISSION

Further reading about the God's Spring Water Bethesda Mission is on this webpage:

God's Spring Water Bethesda Mission

 

THE RAILROAD HELPED ELMA PROSPER AND OFFERED A BIT OF MAGIC

Further reading is on this webpage:

Elma's Rail Line

 

DANIEL MCPHERSON: INVENTOR OF A GRAIN BINDER AND BURIED IN ELMA CEMETERY

Further reading about Daniel McPherson:

Daniel McPherson - Inventor of a Grain Binder

 

THE TRIAL OF CARL MANKE FOR THE HEINOUS KILLING OF JOHN ATLOFF

Further reading about the murder:

1878 Murder of John Atloff by Carl Manke

 

THE 1908 NY TO PARIS THOMAS FLYER RACE CAR WAS IN ELMA FOR 25 YEARS

Further reading is here:

Thomas Flyer Race Car in Elma