Preserving the heritage of the community is an important role of the Henrietta Public Library. The Henrietta Public Library has amassed a collection of local history materials relating to Henrietta, New York for use by the public. While the physical collection of local history resources is located in the library, this website provides an entry-point for preview of our materials and services. For more information about the library, please visit www.hpl.org.
Henrietta Public Library Photograph Collection:
The Henrietta Public Library Photograph Collection contains a variety of photographs consisting of the people, places, and events throughout Henrietta's history.
Abram Lincoln Letter Collection:
Abram Lincoln, otherwise known as A.B. Lincoln, was a native of Henrietta, NY. He attended West Point and served the U.S. Military, reaching the rank of 1st Lieutenant and fighting in the Mexican-American War. He died in Pilatka, Florida in 1852. He is buried in the Maplewood Cemetery in Henrietta, NY. This collection contains some of the correspondence between Abram Lincoln and various people.
View the entire Henrietta Public Library collection here.