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Richville, NYPhoto: Richville, NY, as seen from above the Mill Pond. circa 1900

De Kalb Historical Association, De Kalb, NY

The goal of the Town of De Kalb Historical Association is to promote a greater understanding and civic pride through the dissemination of information about the history and heritage of the Town of De Kalb and the St. Lawrence Valley. The Association meets regularly March through October on the fourth Monday of each month at the Old Methodist Meetinghouse Museum.

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Museum Hours: Wednesdays 11 AM to 3 PM. Thursdays 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Other times by appointment. Phone us at 315-347-1900 or 315-347-2178 to make an appointment. Visitors are always welcome!

A subscription to The Williamstown Gazette, a journal of the history of the township, is included with membership. Dues are $10. per year or $75. for a lifetime membership. Send membership requests to: Town of De Kalb Historical Association, PO Box 111, De Kalb Junction, NY 13630.


Edwards Historical Association, Edwards, NY

The Association meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:30 PM at the History Center, February through June and September through November. For information on the Edwards Historical Association or the Edwards History and Genealogy Center, contact the historian, LaVerne H. Freeman, by e-mail, by phone at (315) 562-3500. Click to visit online...

Gouverneur Historical Association, Gouverneur, NY

The Gouverneur Museum houses more than 4,000 items, most on permanent display. More than 30 items were added in 2008. More than 900 visitors toured the Gouverneur Museum or attended museum events in 2008. The museum is open from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Individual and group tours at other times can be arranged by calling 287-3193. Click to visit online...


Hermon History Centre, Hermon, NY

-Richville Historical Association

The Richville Historical Association meets at 7 PM on the second Wednesday of each month, April through November at the Old Baptist Church, Main Street, Richville, NY. Various educational Programs are presented. Annual dues for the Richville Historical Association are $5. They may be sent to: The Richville Historical Association , Main Street, Richville, NY 13681

-New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown, NY

The New York State Historical Association is a private, non-governmental educational organization. It is closely affiliated with its sister organization, The Farmers' Museum. Click to visit online...

-Saint Lawrence County Historical Association, Canton, NY

Preserving county history and operating a museum and archives in the country Greek Revival house originally belonging to Silas Wright, Governor of New York 1845-1846.Click to visit online...