Town Historians

Each municipality in New York State is mandated to have a historian to collect, preserve, and interpret their locale's history. Each historian in Livingston County has a unique collection of resources that may help researchers.

Avon

Clara Mulligan*
23 Genesee St., Avon, NY 14414
585-226-2425 x6
Website
Email Clara Mulligan

Caledonia

Eileen LaFave-Bickford*
3277 S. Drive, Caledonia, NY 14423
Website
Email Eileen LaFave-Bickford

Conesus

Brenda Eddy
5564 Federal Rd, Conesus NY 14435
Email Brenda Eddy

Geneseo

Vacant

Groveland

Chelsey Aten
4955 Aten Road, Groveland, NY 14462
Website
Email Chelsey Aten

Leicester

Karen Roffe*
221 Main St., Leicester, NY 14481
Website
Email Karen Roffe

Lima

Karen Hanson-Fritz*
7329 East Main St., Lima, NY 14485
Website
Email Karen Hanson-Fritz

Livonia

Betty Miles*
P.O. Box 43, Livonia, NY 14487
585-346-3710
Website
Email Betty Miles

Mt. Morris

Nick LoVerde*
55 Murray St., Mt. Morris, NY 14510
Email Nick LoVerde

* Also serves as village historian

North Dansville

Gerri Waight*
14 Clara Barton St., Dansville, NY 14487
(Note: covers Town of North Dansville and Village of Dansville, Livingston County; not to be confused with the Town of Dansville and Village of South Dansville, Steuben County.)


Nunda

Valerie Griffing*
PO Box 382, Nunda, NY 14517
Website
Email Valerie Griffing

Ossian

Rhea Jean Walker
10181 McNinch Rd., Dansville, NY 14437
Email Rhea Jean Walker

Portage

Lorraine Rocker
1234 Main St., Hunt, NY 14846
585-476-5728

Sparta

Chad Schuster
(585) 451-2261
Website

Springwater

Amanda Wagner
8022 S. Main St.
Springwater, NY 14560
585-519-5745
Website
Email Amanda Wagner

West Sparta

Sarah Luther
8302 Kysorville-Byersville Rd.
Dansville, NY 14437
Website
Email Sarah Luther

York

Steve Gates
4130 Main St., PO Box 35, Piffard, NY 14533
585-358-5506
Website
Email Steve Gates

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Updated May 2023