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
PO Box 316
Berlin, NY 12022-0316
Available by appointment at my home
or the Town Hall
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.
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