Home » Places Portville Historical & Preservation Society The Portville Historical and Preservation Society is an educational agency, chartered by the Regents of the State of New York. It was established in 1986 in response to renewed interest in the preservation of Portville's past. The society seeks to promote an awareness and pride in the community's heritage in order to assure its preservation for future generations.The Portville Historical and Preservation Society is involved in a variety of interesting and worthwhile activities: Preservation And Restoration of the Bedford Corner Schoolhouse that was built in 1864. Genealogy Resources Many research aids for the student, historian and genealogist. Genealogies of many Portville families, Census indices, cemetery listings, county histories, and over 2,500 obituaries are on file. Research File Hundred's of individual files and pamphlets which include Portville churches, industries, merchants, organizations, cemeteries, canal, schools, veterans, government, houses, buildings and transportation. Photography Collecting, preserving, displaying and copying photographs, glass negatives and tintypes depicting people, places and events in Portville's past and recent history. Albums of photographs of Portville's families, Westons Mills, Flood of 1972, original Portville postcards etc. Documents and Data Collection, accessioning and copying of printed materials regarding Portville's history. Albums of Portville School memorabilia beginning in 1874 plus photos and minute books of district schools, diaries, scrapbooks, and maps. Publications There are several publications for sale including books, prints and sketches. Open May through SeptemberThursdays: 10 AM - 4 PMor by appointment. Pictures Portville Historical & Preservation Society 17 Maple Avenue Portville, NY 14770 United States Phone: 716-933-8917 or 585-968-2441 42° 2' 24.0036" N, 78° 20' 26.232" W Website: PortvilleHistory.org General Information Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown Parking: Unknown RV Parking: Unknown Bus Parking: Unknown Pets Allowed: Unknown Accepts Credit Cards: Unknown Internet Access: Unknown Conference / Meeting / Banquet: Unknown Playground: Unknown Indoor Pool: Unknown Outdoor Pool: Unknown Swimming: Boat Launch or Dock: Fishing Access: Equestrian Trail Access: Unknown Bicycle Trail Access: Unknown Hiking Trail Access: Unknown Mountain Biking Trail Access: Unknown Snowmobile Trail Access: Unknown Please note Please note that this information may change and may be incorrect Portville Historical & Preservation Society is categorized in Autumn Spring Summer Historic Museums Museums Rainy Day Culture Enthusiasts Portville Email this page Travel Guide It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!! View the visitor's guide online or request that the Enchanted Mountains guide be snail mailed to you for FREE! Related Events 2018 Southern Tier Corporate Challenge Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Motherhood Out Loud" Southern Tier Symphony's 15th Season Session 3 Friends of Good Music presents Fire and Grace Friends of Good Music presents Windsync!