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Former Seneca County Historian, host of Our Finger Lakes History Walter Gable passes away

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Walter Gable, former Seneca County Historian and lifelong resident, has passed away.

Gable was a high school social studies teacher for 32 years before taking on the historian role. He was also the host of Our Finger Lakes History, which aired exclusively on FingerLakes1.com for several years.


Gable graduated from Romulus Central School and earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Syracuse University.

As county historian, he upgraded technology in the historian’s office and increased the position’s visibility within the community. He also authored several books on local history.