Current Monthly Meetings

Coronavirus update as of May 14, 2020: President George Blackwood has cancelled all of the Edinburg Historical Society’s programs for 2020 due to the continuing Coronavirus situation. If things change we may be able to have the Edinburg Fall Festival on September 26th. We will of course let everyone know if this happens.

Meetings are free & and open to the public.
They are held at the Edinburg Community Center at 47 Military Road, Edinburg, NY 12134. Meetings are the third Tuesday of the month April through November. They start at 7pm, following a brief business meeting. Refreshments are served after the talk.


Our 2020 lineup of meeting speakers:
  • April 21, 2020: [CANCELED due to coronavirus] Annual welcome and organizational meeting. All welcome. No speaker.
  • May 19, 2020: [CANCELED due to coronavirus] Eliza Jane Darling, Hamilton County and Hope Historian on Sarah Bennett “Witch of the Adirondacks”
  • June 16, 2020: [CANCELED due to coronavirus] Bruce Brownell will talk on Round House history (45th Anniversary of EHS)
  • July 21, 2020: [CANCELED due to coronavirus] Larry Cramer “Uncle Josh” stories
  • August 18, 2020: [CANCELED due to coronavirus] FIELD TRIP (time TBA): Tour of Northampton Museum & Nominations Report
  • September 22, 2020: [CANCELED due to coronavirus] Business meeting with the election of new officers and trustees. Collection of dues for members.
  • October 20, 2020: [CANCELED due to coronavirus] Ghost Stories
  • November 17, 2020: [CANCELED due to coronavirus] Pies and Reminiscences

Our big community events in 2020 are:

  • July 18, 2020: Saturday — 10 am to 3 pm — [CANCELED due to coronavirus] HISTORIC EDINBURG DAY
  • September 26, 2020: Saturday — 10 am to 3 pm — [MAY BE CANCELED due to coronavirus] EDINBURG FALL FESTIVAL

Also, EHS provides cookies for the December 5 – Tree Lighting in Edinburg.

2020 Board Meeting Dates: [CANCELED due to coronavirus] usually the 2nd Wednesday of each month – 9:00 a.m. @ Edinburg Community Center (all members are welcome to attend) — March 11; April 8; May 13; June 10; July 8; August 12; September 9; October 14; November 11


Also, check public access television channel 18 for Town of Edinburg Historical Society updates.


Previous years meeting schedules: