County Historian

Closures: Mon., May 27th (Memorial Day) and Fri., May 31st, 2019.

Livingston County Bicentennial

In 2021 Livingston County will celebrate 200 years! Keep checking back here and on Livingston County social media for updates and events leading up to the big year.

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What's New?

We are constantly indexing and digitizing items in our archives - check here to see what new collections are available for easy access!

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Doing Research?

We are excited to help! Here are some ways you can start: 

  1. Search our online Records Index for a name.
  2. Send us your specific questions or call us!
  3. Plan a visit - we have an extensive research center.
  4. Browse other recommended digital resources and repositories to track down information.

              Help Share & Preserve Local History!Livingston County Bicentennial Seal

                      Free Scanning Week Event! 

                               July 15 - 19, 2019

County employees are invited to bring both historic and contemporary photographs, documents, and other records to have digital images created for future generations.

Staff will scan the materials and record any information the owner shares about each piece. All originals will be returned along with a digital copy of the scans on a flash drive. The County Historian’s Office will then make the images available to researchers.

Appointments are necessary!  For more information contact us:
                                         5 Murray Hill Drive, Mt. Morris, NY 14510                                             historian@co.livingston.ny.us   ♦   585-243-7955

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