This award is presented annually to a local person who has demonstrated a consistent dedication to Warren County and regional history and genealogy through work or volunteer service and is given in memory of the late Judge John D. Austin of Queensbury, who was a founding member of the Society. [Read more…] about Warren County Announces History Award Winner
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The Warren County Historical Society has announced a new exhibition, “Toying with History,” curated by Cindy Whitman, which will run from September 27th through January 31st, at the Society’s headquarters, 50 Gurney Lane, Queensbury, NY. Whitman will also be the featured guest at the WCHS’s Fall Open House on Saturday, November 6th, from 11 am to 2 pm. [Read more…] about Historical Dioramas ‘Toying With History’ in Warren County
The Warren County Historical Society has announced “Politics and Patriots,” a performance by Lost Radio Rounders on Wednesday, September 15th at the Queensbury Masonic Historical Society. [Read more…] about NYS Folk Songs Concert Set for Queensbury
The Warren County Historical Society has announced an opening reception for “Historic Maps of Warren County,” a new exhibit curated by student intern Dominic Giordano, set for Thursday, June 24th. [Read more…] about Historic Maps of Warren County Exhibit Opening
The Warren County Historical Society has announced it is accepting nominations for the second annual John D. Austin Jr. Contribution to History Award, to be presented at the Annual Meeting on January 22nd, 2022 (11 am to 2 pm) at the Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center in Lake George.
The Warren County Historical Society will host “Mapping the Mountains,” a virtual presentation by Maureen Jones, set for Wednesday, March 24th. [Read more…] about Mapping the Mountains Survey History Virtual Program
The Warren County Historical Society has partnered with Fort Ticonderoga to offer “National History Day: Online Workshop for Teachers” on Thursday, October 8th from 4 to 6 pm. [Read more…] about National History Day: An Online Workshop for Teachers
On September 5, 1915, five members of the Nelson Norton family of Whitehall, NY were killed when the car in which they were riding was struck by a train as they crossed the railroad tracks at Bay Road in Queensbury, Warren County, NY.
The crossing was part of the Delaware & Hudson Railroad’s line between Glens Falls and the village of Lake George, now part of the Warren County Bikeway. [Read more…] about Warren Co Historical To Mark Tragic Railroad Accident
The Warren County Historical Society is set to reopen to the public on Tuesday, August 4th, with reduced hours of operation.
Following COVID-19 safety guidelines, the Society will open its full-service history center, including museum, resource library, research and genealogy, book and gift shop, archives and collections, community history, and student internship program. [Read more…] about Warren County Historical Reopening August 4
The Warren County Historical Society (WCHS) has announced a new exhibit, “Warren and Washington County Suffragists: 1883-1920,” set to run through May 26, 2020. [Read more…] about New Warren, Wash Co Suffragists Exhibit Open