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The Old Methodist Meetinghouse Museum

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 Historian's Office - Town of DeKalb, NY

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.

When planning to visit the archives, it is best if you plan ahead and use our online indices to search the indexed records in our collection. Make a list of the books and pages you will want to examine.

Be aware we have additional records such as land contracts, photographs, maps and other miscellaneous records that are not indexed that you may want to spend time searching during your visit.



Wednesdays 12:30 to 4:00 PM

Thursdays 9:30 to 12:30 AM.
Other times by appointment.


Visitors are always welcome!

696 East De Kalb Road - De Kalb Junction, NY 13630

Phone 315-347-1900 - Fax 315-347-1137

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