Berlin, New York 12022


Town Historian



Duties of the Town Historian


To be a knowledgeable source concerning local historical sources and facts, to be available to any interested person or persons and to gather, preserve, and disseminate such information for public use with proper regards to its origin.


The position involves answering letters and phone calls for specific historical information, assisting writers, researchers and students engaged in historical studies, recording local history items of lasting interest, maintaining files on historical subjects and photographic files of historical interest, leading celebrations, doing research and giving lectures about Berlin.


She/he must be regularly available to the government, schools, community, community organization, the press and the general public.



Sharon B. Klein



Phone: 518-658-2723

PO Box 316

Berlin, NY 12022-0316



Available by appointment at my home
or the Town Hall






Did You Know?

In 1934 a 26-foot Christmas tree

The Taconic Valley Historical Society meets the third Monday of every month from March through November at 7:30 pm at the Methodist Church in Berlin.

A short meeting is followed by the evening's program and refreshments.
Mark these programs on your calendar:
July 16--Commemoration of the Propane Explosion of 50 Years Ago

An early settler in Berlin was the grandmother of one of the Presidents of the United States?    More


Several generations of folks living in Berlin have called the hill behind Berlin Elementary School "The Crow's Nest."    Read More