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About Us

The Sand Lake Historical Society is a local history society formed in 1974 in anticipation of the Bicentennial Year, 1976. It was granted a provisional charter on June 27, 1975 and an absolute charter by the New York State Board of Regents on November 15, 1979. The mission of the Sand Lake Historical Society is to educate and promote preservation and conservation of the history and culture of the Town of Sand Lake and the surrounding area.

The Sand Lake Historical Society's course of action is to be involved in the community, thereby promoting the appreciation of the area's unique place in Rensselaer County and New York State history. Educational community projects that the Society has sponsored include:

  • Current:
  • Past:
    • Historic house plaques
    • Local historic house and sightseeing tours
    • Assistance in house dating and genealogical studies

In order to continue these informative and historically relevant projects, the Sand Lake Historical Society holds fundraising events. They include:

  • Sale of our publications
  • Special events
  • Community functions such as raffles and appraisal days

Meetings generally are held the second Tuesday of each month, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the Courtroom of the Sand Lake Town Hall, 8428 NY 66, Sand Lake, New York 12153, unless otherwise noted. Map and Directions || Schedule of upcoming meetings and programs || List of past programs

Contact us!

Via Email -or write to- The Sand Lake Historical Society ∙ P.O. Box 492 ∙ West Sand Lake NY 12196


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