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Town Historian

Kay Baker – Historian for the Town of Sherburne

The Local Government Records Law (LGR)  [Section 57.07(1) of the Arts and Cultural Affairs Laws as amended by Ch. 737, Laws of 1987] effective August 5, 1988, updated the “Historian’s Law” and partially clarified historians’ records-related responsibilities.

Section I

Each local government historian shall promote the establishment and improvement of programs for the management and preservation of local government records with enduring value for historical or other research; encourage the coordinated collection and preservation of nongovernmental historical records by libraries, historical societies, and other repositories; and carry out and actively encourage research in such records in order to add to the knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the community’s history.   

 

 

 

TOWN HISTORIAN’S

HOURS ARE:

 TUESDAYS 9 am – 12 noon

WEDNESDAYS 11:45am to 2:45 pm

THURSDAYS 11:45 AM TO 2:45 PM

OR BY APPOINTMENT AT 607-674-9895

EMAIL:  sherburnetownhistorian@frontiernet.net

Town Historian’s Office:  607-674-6312

Sherburne Historic Society Meetings:  2nd Thursday of the

month at 7 pm

 

History of the Town of Sherburne