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COVID-19 Documentation Project
The County Historian’s Office wants to hear about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted you, no matter what your experiences viewpoints are. Are you tired of COVID-19 and feel your life has returned to normal? Is the pandemic continuing to affect your day-to-day? Input from all ages is valued.
All information gathered will become part of the County Historian’s permanent archival collection and made accessible to researchers. Stories and images may also be used for future exhibits.
Submit your experiences and/or images directly here:
The Women's Biographical Review is the County Historian's newest foundational reference book, published as part of Livingston County's bicentennial year. It features 200 women associated with Livingston County from the 18th-21st centuries.
Order your copy through the County Historian's Office!
New Photo Gallery Launched
The Livingston County Historian's Office is pleased to present an improved photograph gallery to showcase just a few of the thousands of photographs held in the archives.
Check it out and let us know what else you would like to see! View the photo albums here.
New county historian appointed
On May 27, Amie Alden retired after over 25 years of public service. Deputy Historian Holly Watson was named to the position by the board of supervisors. Click here to read more.
Gail McGuire: Rallyist
Gail McGuire of Avon, New York talks about her 50-year career as a rally car driver and co-driver in North America.
Local History Out Loud - Part 2
This video explores Livingston County's response to preserve the Union, massive changes in the post-Civil War era, the rise of industrialization, social reform, and the woman's rights movement in the mid- to late 19th century.