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