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William P. Tatum III, County Historian

 

Updated October 3, 2016
To update this directory, contact County Historian Will Tatum below. 

 

DUTCHESS COUNTY HISTORIAN
William P. Tatum III
22 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
(845) 486-2381 -- fax (845) 486-2138
wtatum@dutchessny.gov

 

DUTCHESS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Patty Moore, Executive Director
Post Office Box 88
Poughkeepsie, New York 12602
(845) 471-1630
dchistorical@verizon.net

 

CITY


HISTORIANS / HISTORICAL SOCIETIES


BEACON
Historical Society:  Robert Murphy  info@beaconhistoricalsociety.org  (845) 831-0514
Post Office Box 89,  Beacon,  New York 12508

POUGHKEEPSIE
Historian:  George Lukacs   saltglazed@aol.com   (845) 471-5066
62 Civic Center Plaza,  Poughkeepsie,  New York  12601

 

TOWN & VILLAGES


HISTORIANS / HISTORICAL SOCIETIES
 

AMENIA  
Historian:   Arlene Iuliano     arlenei@optonline.net    (845) 373-9088
Amenia Town Hall,   4988 Route 22,   Amenia,   New York   12501

Historical Society:   Betsy Strauss strausshouse72@gmail.com 
Post Office Box 22,   Amenia,  New York  12501

BEEKMAN  
Historian: Honora Knox  hknox@townofbeekman.com
Tel: (845) 724-5300 
4 Main Street, Poughquag, New York 12570

CLINTON  
Historian:  Craig Marshall   craigmarshall266@aol.com    (845) 242-5879
820 Fiddlers Bridge Road,   Rhinebeck,  New York,  12572         
  
Historical Society:  Cynthia Koch cynthiakoch@optonline.net 
Post Office Box 122,   Clinton Corners,  New York  12514

DOVER  
Historian:  Valerie LaRobardier    historianlarobardier@townofdoverny.us   (845) 849-6025

Historian:   Caroline Reichenberg    historianreichenberg@townofdoverny.us 
Post Office Box 478,  Dover Plains,  New York  12522   ( BOTH )

EAST FISHKILL  
Historian:  David Koehler   healthyharvestcsa@gmail.com   (845) 226-8877

Historical Society:  Malcolm Mills   bluhilfm@frontiernet.net   (845) 227-5374
Post Office Box 245,  Hopewell Junction,  New York  12533  

FISHKILL (Town)  
Historian:   Willa Skinner   wskinner30@juno.com    (845) 896-9888

Historical Society:  Steve Lynch    asklynch@yahoo.com    ( 914 ) 525-7667
Post Office Box 133,   Fishkill,  New York  12524  

FISHKILL (Village) 
Historian:   Allan Way   allanway2@aol.com  
40 Broad Street,  Fishkill,  New York  12524

HYDE PARK  
Historian:   Barbara Hobens historian@hydeparkny.us 
6 Main Street,  Hyde Park,  New York  12538

Historical Society:   Patsy Costello   patsyc97@aol.com   (845) 229-2559
Post Office Box 182,  Hyde Park,  New York  12538

LAGRANGE
Historian:   Georgia Trott-Herring   herringtrott@aol.com   (845) 452-2911  
 
Historical Society:  Bob D’Amato  lagrangehistoricalsociety@gmail.com   (845) 489-5183
Post Office Box 112,  LaGrangeville,  New York  12540  ( BOTH )

MILAN  
Historian:   Johanna Bard johanna.bard@gmail.com 
Milan Town Hall, 20 Wilcox Circle,  Milan,  New York  12571  

MILLBROOK (Village) WASHINGTON (Town) 
Historian:   David Greenwood     ngreenwd@aol.com     (845) 677-5767
3248 Sharon Turnpike,  Millbrook,  New York  12545

Historical Society:   Dianne McNeill damcneil816@msn.com 
Post Office Box 135,  Millbrook,  New York  12545

MILLERTON / NORTH EAST 
Historian:   Mike Williams    willywmike@optonline.net    (518) 398-6531
7604 Route 82,  Pine Plains,  New York  12567

Historical Society:   Ed Downey  eddowney@millertonlawyer.com    (518) 789-4442
Post Office Box 727,  Millerton,  New York  12546

PAWLING ( Historical Society of Quaker Hill and Pawling )
Historian:  ( Town )    Robert Reilly  rpreilly@verizon.net   ( 845 ) 855-5040
160 Charles Colman Blvd,   Pawling,  New York  12564

Historian: ( Village )  Drew Nicholson    dan.ddn@comcast.net   ( 845 ) 855-3387
18 Valley Drive,  Pawling,  New York  12564

Historical Society:   John Brockway   johnbetsyb@aol.com   (845) 855-5395
Post Office Box 99,   Pawling,  New York   12564

PINE PLAINS  
Historian:  Vacant

Historical Society:  Ann Simmons    cas@fairpoint.net   (518) 398-5344
Post Office Box 243,   Pine Plains,  New York  12567                                                            

PLEASANT VALLEY    
Historian:   Fred Schaeffer    fredinhv@aol.com   (845) 454-1190 
1544 Main Street ( Route 44 )   Pleasant Valley,   New York  12569
           
Historical Society:   Marilyn Bradford   momof5ny@yahoo.com    ( 845 ) 518-0998

POUGHKEEPSIE (Town)  
Historian:  John R. Pinna  townhistorian@townofpoughkeepsie-ny.gov  (845) 485-3646
1 Overrocker Road,  Poughkeepsie,  New York  12603

RED HOOK   
Historian:    J. Winthrop Aldrich    wint42@gmail.com    (917) 825-9175
Post Office Box 338,   Red Hook,   New York  12571

Historical Society:  Claudine Klose    claudineklose@gmail.com   (845) 758-1920
Post Office Box 397,  Red Hook,  New York  12571

RHINEBECK 
Historian:   ( Town )  Nancy Kelly    kinship@hvc.rr.com    (845) 876-4592

Historian:   ( Village )  Michael Frazier   michaelfrazier@earthlink.net    (845) 876-7462

Historical Society:  David Miller    dhmny@aol.com    (845) 750-4486
Post Office Box 291,   Rhinebeck,  New York  12572

STANFORD  
Historian:   Dorothy Burdick   No E-Mail   Town Office  (845) 868-1366

Historical Society:   Kathy Spiers   lakeendinn@aol.com   (845) 868-7320
Post Office Box 552,  Bangall,  New York  12506

TIVOLI  
Historian:   Gregory B. Moynahan, Ph.D. moynahan@bard.edu 
Post Office Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York 12504-5000

UNION VALE  
Historian:    Fran Wallin    franw821@hotmail.com    Town Office  (845) 724-5600
249 Duncan Road,  LaGrangeville,   New York  12540

Historical Society:   Peter Gay (Vice President) chargaysgy@gmail.com (845)-677-4837

WAPPINGERS
Town Historian:  Cliff Foley cgfoley@optonline.net Town Office  (845) 297-4158

Junior Historian: Joey Cavacinni   townofwappingerhistorian@gmail.com 
Town Office  (845) 298-1150
20 Middle Bush Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Village Historian: Mary Schmalz mary.schmalz@outlook.com (845) 464-0022

Historical Society:   Beth Devine info@wappingershistorialsociety.org  (845) 430-9520
Post Office Box 174,   Wappinger Falls,   New York  12590    


 

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