Colchester Historical Society

P.O. Box 112
Downsville, New York 13755


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Downsville Maple Leaf Festival

Saturday, October 7, 2017 --9 AM-3 PM

The Colchester Historical Society will participate in the Festival, we will have a table in the Downsville Fire Hall.   Plesant Valley to Pepacton Reservoir: A Pictorial History of the Pepacton Reservoir Construction and Lost Villages of the Pepacton Valley programs will be available for view.  Our 2018 Calendar and copies of our Colchester history book-Colchester People and Places Remembered, 1792-1992 will be available for sale. 



 Gravestone Cleaning Workshop

Hill Gravestone  Marianne Greenfield Old Covered Bridge Cemetery
Robert Hill Gravestone 1796-Covered Bridge Cemetery      Marianne taking photographs before cleaning gravestones