Part of which is as follows:
Did I mention to you that I have been putting info on our Washinton Co. official website? You might want to check it out, just Google Washington Co. NY and we're the first one listed. I have so much more ready to enter… I'm trying to put on the oldest things I can find, so far it’s mostly the Goodspeed Index and some older church records.
Keep up the good work.... Loretta”
The following link will go directly to the Historian’s website:
At the present time this office is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Available for research in the Historian’s Office:
Published regional histories, plus histories of several towns in Washington County and nearby counties
Published and unpublished Washington County family histories
The Asa Fitch Papers on Washington County genealogy and history
The Gibson Collection of genealogical material
The Goodspeed Collection containing over 50 boxes of information collected by a local genealogist.
Cemetery records for all 17 towns of Washington County
Washington County Poor House Records
The Morris-Rote-Rosen collection from his Granville Sentinel newspaper column on local history
The John Williams Papers
Over forty years of County Historian’s genealogical correspondence filed by family name
Church Records (limited)
United Church of Kingsbury and Queensbury during the Ministry of Rev. Ravaud K. Rodgers and Rev. E.E. Seeley
Register of marriages
Celebrated by John Dunlop, Minister of the Gospel
Original documents copied from the photostat of the Coila Church records in the State Library.
Also available is an assortment of
Family Bibles Veterans Records (limited)
Maps Newspapers (Microfilm only and limited)
School Records Business Ledgers
Quaker Records Civil War letters pertaining to Wash. Co.
Mail to: Washington County Historian
Washington County Municipal Center, Bldg. A
383 Broadway Fort Edward, New York 12828
Thanks for letting us know Loretta.
The church records and the Goodspeed collection are excellent, and I can’t wait for the important Col./Dr. John Williams papers. He was such an important part of the early Washington County history and we are fortunate that his papers survived.
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