Helping to research military history

We have researched military history for many years, with research being done mainly through newspapers, letters, talking to family and the like. We get numerous requests from families to help them research their loved ones military history, most times it is to learn about, what they did in service and if they received any medals. … Continue reading Helping to research military history

First United Church Record Collection

When the First United Church was closing their doors, I was in charge of gathering all the books and documents relating to the life and history of the churches. Yes, you read that right, churches- meaning two! The First United Church was formed in 1950 when the Presbyterian Church and the Methodist Episcopal Church of … Continue reading First United Church Record Collection

The Blake-Robson Letters

By Paige Kwasniak A museum or historical society thrives  on artifacts, mementos, and interesting  pieces of local history found in attics or uncovered when settling estates upon the loss of a loved one. Oftentimes when  someone purchases an old home, they may find a left-behind treasure and set it aside as they get settled in or begin some upgrades and restorations to their … Continue reading The Blake-Robson Letters

The 2022 Calendars are here!

It’s that time of year! Our 2022 calendars are ready!. Secure yours today at $15.00! These beautiful calendars showcase the history of our region with photos carefully chosen by Hoosick Township Historical Society Trustees and friends. They make a fantastic gift for anyone who loves history and Hoosick Falls. In the meantime, your membership and … Continue reading The 2022 Calendars are here!

Wedding and Anniversary Announcement List

We now have Wedding and Anniversary Announcements from 1890-2006, categorized by the bride's maiden name followed by the groom's name available. Each book has it's own alphabetized list for the announcements we have. If you would like a copy of any, please send an email request or call and we can send you a copy. … Continue reading Wedding and Anniversary Announcement List

Clothing of the Battle of Bennington

Featuring Guest Speaker Eric Schnitzer NPS Ranger & Military Historian Join us on the lawn! It’s a rare thing in history to have a battle which was impacted by the clothing worn by its participants. The 1777 Battle of Bennington is just one example of such an event. Join Saratoga National Historical Partk’s Eric Schnitzer … Continue reading Clothing of the Battle of Bennington

Celebrating Harris Hawthorne

Hoosick Township Historical Society Director, Joyce Brewer, stands with Hawthorne descendant Wayne DeSorb beside the newly installed historic marker celebrating the life of Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient Harris S. Hawthorne. This past weekend, the Hoosick Township Historical Society celebrated Armed Forces Day with the unveiling of a new historic marker celebrating Civil War … Continue reading Celebrating Harris Hawthorne