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History of Waverly NY

The documented history of this area is diverse and stems back to the very early explorations of the new world. The location at the intersection of two great rivers made it the focus of several cultures. From early indian settlements, the John Smith explorations, railroad connections, leading industrial growth, unique toy manufacturing, rodeo days, to interesting architectural construction before the turn of the 20th century.

"History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity. CICERO, Pro Publio Sestio