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Title Property Record of 32 Palestine Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.259
Scope & Content Property Record of 32 Palestine Avenue

- Lot 378 only -

1878 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: George W. Rous, Marvin, NY/ 99 years from 20 August 1878/ Term Rent $100.00

- Lot 378 and East End of 379 -

1882 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Mrs. H.S. Hill, Corry, PA/ 99 years from 2 September 1880/ Term rent $100.00
1882 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: James S. Sterrett, Erie, PA
1891 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Jane E. Crumb, Cherry Creek, NY
1896 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Henrietta Aldinger, York, PA/ Note: "...agrees to keep the cottage insured for at least $500.00..."
1897 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Mary N. Smith, Panama, NY

- Both Lots 378 & 379 -

1908 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Mary N. Smith, Panama, NY
1912 Chautauqua Institution lease: Joseph G. & Mary N. Smith Hill (H&W), St. Cloud, FL
1917 Chautauqua Institution lease: William H. Arnold, Chautauqua, NY
1919 Estate: William H. Arnold died testate/ Wife, Nancy Ellen Arnold, Executrix and legatee/ Wills 23/164
1926 Chautauqua Institution lease: Vorhies Sortore, Mayville, NY
1936 Assigned: Edna C. Larson (Mrs. Vorhies) Sortore as part of the judgment dissolving the marriage of the Sortores
1939 Edna C. Larson Quit Claimed her leasehold to the Institution
1940 Chautauqua Institution deed: W. George & Genevieve H. Weaver (H&W), Pittsburgh, PA/ In lieu of the 1926 lease to Mr. Sortore/ 653/191
1985 Thomas L. Snyder, Pittsburgh, PA/ 2055/589
1991 Addendum: Ninety years ago, in 1901 the Chautauqua Assembly published a list of 56 "Boarding Cottages" including this one

Cottage Rate per
Name Address Week Proprietor
PANAMA 32 Palestine $6 to 8 Mrs. Mary N. Smith

File contains Panama Cottage business card of Mrs. Mary P. Hankey, property owner.
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Weaver, Genevieve Henninger
Weaver, William George
Rous, George W.
Hill, H.S.
Crumb, Jane E.
Smith, Mary N.
Sterrett, James S.
Aldinger, Henrietta
Hill, Joseph G.
Hill, Mary N. Smith
Arnold, William H.
Arnold, Nancy Ellen
Sortore, Vorhies
Sortore, Edna Larson
Larson, Edna C
Snyder, Thomas L.
Real Estate
Panama Cottage
Hankey, Mrs. Mary P.
Object Name Property reference file
Classification Real Estate
Lexicon category 10: Unclassifiable Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Need to Classify
Catalog type Archive
Dates of Accumulation 2007
Cottage Nickname The Panama