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14 June 2016 08:13PM
Columbia County Historical Society

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New York State Assembly CITATION:
Columbia County Historical Society

WHEREAS the Columbia County Historical Society was founded as The Daughters of Columbia County in 1916 and Celebrates its 100th Anniversary in 2016; and

WHEREAS the Columbia County Historical Society’s diverse collection is a vital community resource in efforts to learn, preserve and reflect on Columbia County’s rich and colorful history; and

WHEREAS the Columbia County Historical Society includes a research library with important and unique genealogical materials, maps, photographs, other archival materials relating to Columbia County’s heritage; and

WHEREAS CCHS also publishes an award-winning scholarly magazine, produces a popular lecture series, and maintains three historic properties: the 1737 Luykas Van Alen House, 1850 Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse, and 1819 Vanderpoel House of History; and

WHEREAS the Columbia County Historical Society approved the creation of a House of History in 1921, which was restored and opened to the public in 1936; it has since served as the center of the society’s programs; and

THEREFORE, we recognize, congratulate and thank you for your 100 years as a vital resource and community treasure in Columbia County.

We congratulate you on this milestone and wish you continued success.

Dated: June 11, 2016
In Witness Whereof I have Hereunto
Set My Hand and Signature

DIDI BARRETT
Member of Assembly
106th District

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