Tompkins County Public Library and Tompkins County Historian Carol Kammen will host an October 13 organizational meeting for area residents interested in helping to create a new format for a “Place Names” book for the county.
Glenn Norris published the first place names book in 1964, the Municipal Historian of Tompkins County published another in 2004. This time, a larger format is planned, with greater attention to the events on the land, expanding the original books in size, scope and appeal.
This meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the Library’s Tompkins Trust Company Study Room. No prior experience is needed but a willingness to work over time to bring to the public a dynamic new book that highlights placed and people and events.
The session is free and open to all community members interested in local history. Please register in advance by contacting Kammen at firstname.lastname@example.org.