Hoosick History

The Hoosick Township Historical Society and the Louis Miller Museum are located within the beautiful village of Hoosick Falls. Steeped in history, this region has played host to exploration, revolution, and industry. Our mission is to preserve the historic narratives and artifacts specific to our region while also inspiring a love of history in the next generation.

The Louis Miller Museum and historical society archives are open Monday through Friday 11am to 2pm.

Armed Forces Day & NYS Historic Marker Unveiling May 15th Noon

Following the ceremony at Liberty Park, we will be unveiling the Harris Hawthorne Medal of Honor NYS Historic Marker In Lower Maple Grove.

Photographer Erwin Hambright Open Air Gallery May 27th 4-8pm

Featured will be a multitude of photographs taken by photographer Erwin Hambright. Hambright’s work of contemporary scenes of Hoosick and the surrounding region will be for sale with proceeds to benefit the Historical Society. 

Enjoy live entertainment with the Bennington Traditional Jazz Band and light refreshments.

Proceeds from the sale of items and the auction at this event will support the Historical Society’s Genealogy Preservation Project, our ongoing program to digitize death certificates and funeral records from the 1880s.

Who was the legendary Natty Bumppo?

Listen to the recent WAMC podcast featuring our own director, Joyce Brewer.

Preserve our future and our past with your membership.

Please consider offering a gift in support of the Hoosick Township Historical Society and the Louis Miller Museum. Your contribution helps further ongoing research and preservation of materials. Our staff receives multiple requests each week for information on area families, individuals, and locations. These requests require the efforts and time of our staff. Your support makes this individual attention possible! Thank you!!!

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