City of Rome

The City of Rome began as the town of Rome on March 4, 1796 when it was formed from the town of Steuben.
The first town meeting was held in April of 1796 in the dwelling of Ebenezer Claflin.

Current Historian:
Rome Historical Society
200 Church St.
Rome, NY 13440

1850 Sketch of Rome in Rome Citizen Francis Bellamy Old Fort Schuyler Fort Stanwix National Monument
Christ Church Deaths 1808 - 1900 Erie Canal History Rome Citizen Deaths Notices Rome Telegram Newspaper Deaths
Deaths in the County Poor House History of the NYS Canal System Rome Observer Newspaper Map of Canals and RR
The Rome Brick Industry First Presbyterian Church 1914 RFA Class Photo Erie Canal Village in Rome
1928 RFA yearbook 1859 Rome Directory Fort Stanwix-An Essay Essay of Rome in 1858
M.E. Church Sentinel Article 1919