Since 1919, the Broome County Historical Society has been collecting, preserving and interpreting the history of Broome County, New York

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The generosity of our membership helps the Society engage in these areas:

  • PROGRAMS

The Historical Society holds nine regular programs each year, all free and open to the public.

  • PUBLICATIONS

Two issues of a newsletter, the Broome County History Bulletin, are published each year. Several major publications have been produced and are available for purchase.

  • COLLECTIONS

The Society maintains a collection of over 200,000 items covering our area from pre-history to the present.  All items in the collection are preserved consistent with current museum and archival standards.

  • LIBRARY

The BCHS is a major participant in the Local History & Genealogy Center in the Broome County Public Library.  A collection of books, manuscripts, photographic images, newspaper clippings, obituaries and an index of names are maintained in the Local History & Genealogy Center.

  • RESEARCH

We provide a research service using only materials located in the Local History & Genealogy Center.

The cost for research is $10.00/hour, plus the cost of copies (.25).

All monies must be paid before the research can be started.

Please send  research requests  by email or postal mail   to:

Broome County Historical Society

185 Court St.

Binghamton, NY, 13901

 
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Broome County Historical Society

185 Court Street, Binghamton, New York  13901

Hours: Mon 9-5, Tue 12-8, Wed 9-5, Thu 9-8, Fri 9-5

607-778-3572

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