Our aim is to provide up
to date information on our organization and current
contact information on Government Appointed Historians
of Western New York.
Please take time to look over our website and let
us know what you think!
The Government Appointed
Historians of Western New York (founded in 2008) is
dedicated to the promotion, research, interpretation
and preservation of history relating to the western
portion of the State of New York.
The purpose of this organization is to provide assistance
and support to its membership which consist of all
officially appointed local government historians:
City, County, Town and Village Historians; all duly
appointed Deputies/Assistants of the same and Representatives
appointed by the Seneca, Tonawanda or Tuscarora Nations
within Western New York comprised of the counties
within the Niagara, Southern Tier and Finger Lakes
Regions of New York State.
The goal of this organization is to provide an administrative
service that produces a website and two annual meetings
/ programs that encourage the betterment of historians
within Western New York through education and training.
Executive Council Chair - Amie Alden, Livingston County
Executive Council Vice Chair - Michelle Henry, Chautauqua
Secretary - Candace Broughton, Otto Town Historian
Treasurer - Robert Lowell Goller, Town of Aurora &
Village of East Aurora Historian
Spring 2016 meeting in Batavia featured Joscelyn
Godwin discussing research for his new book on masonic
history entitled Symbols in the Wilderness.