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Jan. 25, 1 PM at the Odessa Fire Department Community Room: Gerry Messmer will speak about his Mountain Man adventure.

Feb. 15, 1 PM at Fiddlesticks Tea Co., Odessa, a tea in honor of Susan B. Anthony's 200th birthday. $20, reservations required.

March 21, 1 PM

talk about rural doctors in Schuyler County by Charles Fausold.

April 30, 6 PM  Annual Membership Meeting

Upcoming Events & Exhibits

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​​The audio tour of the Brick Tavern Museum is available on your smart phone as an app. Simply download the UNIGUIDE app from the Google Store and look for our tour as "Brick Tavern." 


The Schuyler County Historical Society depends on the support of individuals and businesses for our mission to preserve the history of Schuyler County and share it through events, exhibits and programs for the community.  

The Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit  organization.  We will send a donation receipt for your records and a heartfelt thank you in response.  

Please send your check or money order to:

Schuyler County Historical Society
P.O. Box 651
Montour Falls, NY  14865

or donate by credit card through PayPal.

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​​​​​~ The Genealogy Interest Group's Saturday, Jan. 18, meeting has been re-scheduled to Saturday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. All are welcome!

Historical Society Exhibit Honors Burdett’s Bicentennial
​The Schuyler County Historical Society is honoring the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Village of Burdett with a special exhibit opening Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Society’s Brick Tavern Museum in Montour Falls. The exhibit will be in place through Jan. 23. 

The Historical Society also is partnering with the Burdett Bicentennial Committee to host a series of talks. The upcoming talks in the Burdett Bicentennial Sunday Speaker Series:
     - “Agricultural Paradise: Burdett’s Farming Heritage” by Heather O’Grady-Evans. Feb. 9 at the Burdett Fire Department. 2 p.m.
     - “The Lehigh Valley Railroad: Burdett at the Crossroads of Early Commerce & Transportation” by Gary Emerson. March 8 at the Burdett Fire Department. 2 p.m.

Burdett was established in 1819. The 200th anniversary celebration began with a daylong event on June 1, 2019.

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