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Announcing the improved
COUNTY HISTORIAN'S RECORD INDEX
The County Historian's Record Index has a brand new look and improved features!
Now you can filter records, search keywords, and find more information than ever before.
The fully searchable database has thousands of entries from newspapers, gravestones, naturalizations, poorhouse records, church records, and more. After searching, contact us for more information and one-on-one research assistance.
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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!
COVID-19 Documentation Project
The County Historian is requesting assistance from the public to help document the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Submit your experiences and/or images directly 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.