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BRIEF   HISTORY

The Historical Society of the Town of Bolton received its charter from the New York State Education Department in 1970.  Two years prior to the issuance of the charter the Roman Catholic Church of the Albany Diocese gave the recently deconsecrated Church of the Blessed Sacrament to the Town of Bolton.  The former church, built in 1890, is now the Historical Society Museum and houses a substantial collection of materials relative to the rich history of the Town of Bolton and the surrounding area.



 

DESCRIPTION   OF   ACTIVITIES

The goals of the Historical Society are fivefold:
[1] to bring together people interested in local history,
[2] to locate and preserve any materials that may relate to the natural, civil, artistic, and ecclesiastical history of the Town and its environs,
[3] to display collections and to make available for researchers artifacts, books, manuscripts, papers, photographs, and records,
[4] to disseminate information relative to the history of the Town of Bolton and
[5] to identify and mark places of historic interest in the Town and to encourage the preservation of historic sites and buildings.



 
OFFICERS & TRUSTEES
Title
Name
President
Edmund M. Scheiber
Vice President
Lisa Hall
Treasurer
Connie Maxam
Museum Director
Jaclyn Andersen
Trustee /
Town of Bolton Historian
Edgar M. Caldwell
and
William Gates
Web Master - Trustee
James M. Miller
Trustee
Jeanne Brown
Trustee
Henry Caldwell
Trustee
Kathy Conover
Trustee
Zandy Gabriels
Trustee
Pat Babe
Trustee
Ed Sheridan



 


MEMBERSHIP

Three Methods of Giving
The Historical Society of the Town of Bolton is a 501C3, ‘Not For Profit’ Organization

1. $35 Annual Donation (Additional Donations greatly appreciated). +

2. Donations of Historical Items or Collections to be kept for Museum Display. * +

3. Gift of Items specifically donated for the Museum to sell for the Building Fund. (Such as boats, collectables, antiques). * +

* Any donation of collections or items for sale upon prior approval by the Museum
+ All of the above methods of giving are tax deductible. Acknowledgement of acceptance will be available from the B.H.S. for your records.

Please send membership and/or donations to
The Bolton Historical Museum
P.O. Box 441
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
(518) 644-9960



 

MUSEUM LOCATION And HOURS

The Bolton Historical Museum
is located at
4924 Main Street (Rt 9N)
Bolton Landing, NY 12814

Summer Hours
Open Daily July 4 - Labor Day
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
(Closed Sunday Evenings)

Spring & Fall Hours
Weekends Only - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm



 


CONTACTS

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For questions about membership, donations, the Museum or its contents. Please no research questions.
For research based questions about Bolton or its inhabitants.
For questions regarding the contents of this website. Please no research questions unless they refer to the contents of this website.
Mailing address
The Bolton Historical Museum
P.O. Box 441
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
Phone Number
518-644-9960 (Museum Hours only)

 



This page last updated: May 24, 2017

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