509 W 7th St // The Diehl-Kimmel-Caravaglia House

Photos of home and interior contributed by Patrick Fisher 509 W 7th Street was likely built around 1909 by George and Anna Diehl. George F. Diehl was born February 8, 1861 and died April 24, 1928 (at 67 years old).  His parents were Frederick and Barbara (Doll) Diehl.  Frederick owned a boot and shoe shopContinue reading “509 W 7th St // The Diehl-Kimmel-Caravaglia House”

Erie Home History Research Presentation

This is the entirety of the talk I presented for the Erie County Public Library on July 17, 2021. In it, I go through the steps I use when researching an old home or property. I should, hopefully, provide you with some tips for using internet resources to research the history of your Erie CountyContinue reading “Erie Home History Research Presentation”

Home History Research Resources

On Saturday July 17th, 2021, I gave a presentation through the Erie County Public Library about how to use free/mostly free internet resources to research the history of your old Erie home. I am listing the resources I most commonly use here as a reference for anyone working on their own house history. Erie CountyContinue reading “Home History Research Resources”