**Effective August 10, 2021, the Historian's Office is OPEN by appointment only! Tuesdays and Wednesdays, as usual. Please call 518-746-2178 to schedule an appointment. 


The research material is available through volunteers who are knowledgeable in genealogical and historical searches. There is no charge for in-person research.

Request Search of Record

Researchers can request a search of records to be done by sending a request through the mail. To order, send a written request detailing the information you are seeking, a self-addressed-stamped-envelope and a non-refundable $20.00 check or money order made payable to the “Washington County Treasurer.”
Mail payment and written request to:
Washington County Historian
383 Broadway Building A
Fort Edward, NY 12828

Available for Research in the Historian’s Office

New Lists Available:

Other Available Lists:

Available Records

Also available is an assortment of:
  • Business Ledgers
  • Civil War letters pertaining to Washington County
  • Family Bibles
  • Maps
  • Newspapers (Microfilm only and limited)
  • Quaker Records
  • School Records
  • Veterans Records (limited)