Town Historian

Howard Blue, Copake Town Historian

The responsiblilities of the Town Historian for the Town of Copake includes:

  • keeping old records, pictures, documents of people and places in the town;
  • working with people interested in the community’s past.

Copake Town Historian, Howard Blue, regularly publishes photos and stories on the Copake History Facebook page & in the town’s monthly emailed newsletter, the Copake Connection.

To subscribe send an email to Town Clerk Lynn Connolly: [email protected]

Howard also invites submissions of stories & photos reflecting Copake’s history Hard copy photos are scanned & returned to the owner. Digitized versions are stored with our growing collection of Copake images going back to the 1890s.

As of July 2022, Copake Town Hall will have a permanent display of more than 25 panels with historic photos & relevant text created by artist Nick Fritsch & Howard.

Town Hall Historic Exhibit – Click here


Howard Blue
Copake Town Historian
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