*****Effective immediately (March 16, 2020), the Historian's Office is closed. There is no re-open date at this time. As soon as a re-open date is known, this webpage will be updated. Thank you for your cooperation and patience at this time. 


The research material is available through volunteers who are knowledgeable in genealogical and historical searches. There is no charge for in-person research.

Request Search of Record

Researchers can request a search of records to be done by sending a request through the mail. To order, send a written request detailing the information you are seeking, a self-addressed-stamped-envelope and a non-refundable $20.00 check or money order made payable to the “Washington County Treasurer.”
Mail payment and written request to:
Washington County Historian
383 Broadway Building A
Fort Edward, NY 12828

Available for Research in the Historian’s Office

New Lists Available:

Other Available Lists:

Available Records

Also available is an assortment of:
  • Business Ledgers
  • Civil War letters pertaining to Washington County
  • Family Bibles
  • Maps
  • Newspapers (Microfilm only and limited)
  • Quaker Records
  • School Records
  • Veterans Records (limited)