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GOVERNMENT APPOINTED HISTORIANS OF WESTERN NEW YORK
"Historians in Pursuit of Excellence - Building a Legacy"

WHO WE ARE

The Government Appointed Historians of Western New York (GAHWNY) is dedicated to the promotion, research, interpretation and preservation of history relating to the western portion of the State of New York.

MISSION STATEMENT

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.
 

 

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Save the date!
GAHWNY Spring
Conference is coming soon!

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Rochester Club West at Bohn's
5256 Clinton Street Rd. Batavia, NY14020


Meeting information

Program Agenda

Registration

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Newly appointed or have a change of address or email?
It's the time of year when we update our mailing list. If you have moved, retired, or are newly appointed, please let us know.
Contact Amie Alden at historian@co.livingston.ny.us

 

Useful Websites

New York State Archives Research Topics

New York State Military Musuem and Veteran's Research Center

William G. Pomeroy Foundation

Census of Agriculture

Census Reporter: See how your town stacks up

 


 

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