In support of ongoing efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Meredith Historical Society will remain closed for public events until further notice. We will not hold our annual meeting scheduled for May 21st or any of the programs scheduled for this year until it is safe to do so. Hopefully, the coronavirus [...]
Meredith Historical Society has received funds from the Bert Santora Charitable Trust to begin restoration work in the Meredith Square Cemetery this summer. Most of the headstones in this historic cemetery have either fallen over or are in the process of doing so. The goal is to reset approximately 50 headstones this year.
Meredith Historical Society has received funds from the Bert Santora Charitable Trust to begin restoration work in Meredith Square Cemetery this summer. Most of the headstones in this historic cemetery have fallen over or are in the process of doing so. Our goal is to reset approximately 50 stones per year.
Meredith Historical Society will erect a New York historical marker in May 2020 commemorating the Henderson Brother's General Store that served the people in East Meredith from 1890 to 1970. The sign was funded by the Bert Santora Charitable Trust. The historical society will hold a program about the history of this store on May [...]
Meredith Historical Society has been awarded a grant by the Pomeroy Foundation to erect a New York State historical marker to commemorate Meredith Square Cemetery. This historic cemetery, which dates to the early 1800s, contains the graves of our early settlers, and veterans of the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War and Civil Wars. [...]
Meredith Historical Society installed a New York State historical marker commemorating Bristol Tavern in West Meredith in June of 2018. Amos Bristol and wife Jerusha Pratt ran a tavern here in the early 1800s for travelers on the Susquehanna Turnpike.This historic federal style building, which was built circa 1800, is being restored by owners Jeffrey and Sharon [...]
by Frank M. Waterman This book is based on the collected papers of Samuel Andrew Law (1771-1845). Law, a young lawyer and a graduate of Yale College, came to what is now Meredith in 1798 as a land agent for the Philadelphia land owners. He founded the town of Meredith in 1800 and was [...]
This photograph was taken in 1918 or 1920. The children of Urion Todd are shown and include Clara 15, Edna 13, Everette 10, Symore 9, and Laura 7. The others are unknown. This photograph was donated in memory of Ellen Selleck.