The Warren County Historical Society, 50 Gurney Lane, Queensbury will reopen to the public on Tuesday, August 4. Following all NYS Phase 4 COVID-19 safety guidelines, the Society will welcome back members and visitors to its full-service history center, including museum, resource library, research and genealogy, book and gift shop, archives and collections, community history, and student internship program. Reduced hours of operation during the ongoing pandemic are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am to 3pm.
The mission of the Warren County Historical Society is to promote the history of Warren County, New York and its environs by supporting research and preservation efforts and encouraging public participation. Chartered in 1997 by the New York State Education Department, the organization’s headquarters offers an innovative permanent display, “Warren County 360: Celebrating Place and People,” that depicts the influence of natural resources and geography on the evolution of culture and heritage of the region. Rotating exhibits, such as the current display “Suffragists of Warren and Washington Counties: 1883 – 1917,” are also featured. For more information, call 518 – 743 – 0734, or visit the website www.wcnyhs.org.