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The Town of De Kalb's historian is Bryan Thompson. The Historian's Office and Archives Room are located on the second floor of the Old Methodist Meetinghouse Museum, 696 East De Kalb Road, De Kalb Junction, NY 13630.


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The Township of De Kalb encompasses the communities of De Kalb Junction, Old De Kalb (De Kalb Village), East De Kalb, Kendrew Corners, Stellaville, Osbornville, Bigelow and the Village of Richville. The first settlement expedition (1803) was organized by Judge William Cooper of Cooperstown. De Kalb has a rich historical legacy visible in the form of farmhouses, barns, fences, churches, mines, graveyards, roads, hedgerows and fields.

Hours: Wednesdays 11:00 AM till 3:00 PM and Thursdays 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Winter). Other times by appointment. Phone us at 315-347-1900 or 315-347-2178 to make an appointment. Visitors are always welcome!

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The office of the Town Historian is located at:
696 East De Kalb Road - De Kalb Junction, NY 13630
Phone 315-347-1900 - Fax 315-347-1137

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Bryan Thompson, Historian, Town of De Kalb, NY.

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