Washington County Historical Society
The Washington County Historical Society is an educational organization dedicated to engaging diverse audiences in the study and appreciation of the collective heritage of Washington County, New York, and its environs. Its primary purpose is to promote public interest and participation in the preservation of the rich cultural heritage of Washington County, NY. The Heritage Research Library, a repository for regional books, written documents, genealogical information, and memorabilia, and the publication of regional books and annual journals, including those published by the historical society, highlight preservation efforts.

Lectures, workshops, tours and social events are scheduled throughout the year. Society headquarters are situated in the Wing-Northup House, built by entrepreneur Daniel Wood Wing c. 1815. This architecturally significant Federal style house is located in Fort Edward, New York. See map.


At Last!

Kingsbury Cemetery

Do you need to know where an ancestor is buried in Washington County?

We have just published a great research tool that will assist you.

The Index to Cemetery Books

This is the index of all names (first and Last) and locations of graves (in Towns or Villages) found in the Cemetery Books, compiled by the Charles and Gaynelle Moore. We publish the cemetery books as well. There are approximately 115,759 records in three volumes.

"This publication saves me so much time and allows me to see where many members of a family are buried (regardless of place)."
—Barbara D. Anderson, Librarian, Heritage Research Library