Historian

About the Historian

Town Historian Babette Huber has office hours which are by appointment in the Town Hall. The position of historian is a part-time town board appointment.

Available Information

The Town of Victor archives contains a wealth of information, including the following:

  • Assessment rolls - 1813, 1829, 1864, 1871, 1979, 1883, 1888, 1891, 1900-01, 1903, 1905, 1907-50, 1952, 1969
  • Cemeteries - including, Boughton Hill Cemetery, St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Village (sometimes called Methodist) Cemetery, Parks Cemetery
  • Churches
  • Cobblestone buildings of Victor
  • Genealogical files
  • Maps
  • Military records
  • Newspapers, mostly The Victor Herald microfilm from 1891-1991
  • Organizations
  • Personal papers - including: Boughton family, Bowyer family, Charles Brown, Maurice Keefe, Nelson Lobdell, Dr. Alfred Mead, Rose family
  • Schools, Districts 1-13, Victor High School, Central School District
  • Victor historical information

Programs & Tours

Historical programs and tours are available to all ages. Some topics include:

  • Cobblestones in Victor
  • Early history of Victor
  • Early pioneers and folklore
  • Historic homes and their stories
  • Religious history of Victor
  • Native Americans
  • Village today and yesterday

Tours include the Historic Village Cemetery, Boughton Hill Cemetery, a historic driving tour of the Town of Victor and an historic walking tour of the Village of Victor. All programs or tours can be customized to your group's interests. Please call the historian's office to arrange your program or tour.

Materials & Resources