Colchester Historical Society

Covered Bridge Downsville

P.O. Box 112
Downsville, New York 13755

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Membership Application


Artifacts Gallery


Genealogy Surname File

Society Membership

We hope that you will consider joining our Society.  You will be an important part of an organization that is moving ahead in the preservation of our local history.  We have an extensive collection of local family histories, artifacts and a major collection of Colchester postcards and photographs.  As a benefit of your membership, you will have access to our collection for your personal research.  We invite you to help us in carrying out the various projects that we are involved with.  Please attend one of our monthly meetings, we need a variety of talents to carry out our projects.  Please print out the Application Form and mail it to the address listed along with your check or money order.  If you would like to give a gift membership, please add their information to the form along with your information.  A membership card will be mailed to the address that you indicate on our Application Form.

Membership Categories

Individual Membership - $15.00     Senior-(over 55) $10.00     Student-$10.00

Building Fund Contributor  Please consider contributing to our Building Fund.  Our future goal is the purchase of a building to preserve our local history collection, provide research space and also museum space to exhibit our artifacts collection.