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Historical Marker Installed Commemorating Bristol Tavern

2018-07-30T11:57:47+00:00 |

    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 [...]

Bisbee Safe Acquired by Meredith Historical Society

2018-01-17T21:49:35+00:00 |

A large safe that was in Bisbee's General Store from 1928 until 1976 when Ruez Bisbee was the town clerk was moved to the new town hall in 1976 before Bisbee's store burned.  The safe reportedly weighs about 3,000 pounds and has "Town of Meredith" painted on it.  Now obsolete, the town donated it to Meredith [...]

Historical Marker Installed Commemorating Samuel A. Law.

2018-01-17T21:49:36+00:00 |

In June 2017, Meredith Historical Society installed a New York State historical marker at Meredith Square commemorating Samuel A. Law's founding the town of Meredith in 1800.  The marker was installed at  the site of the mansion Law built circa 1801.  The mansion burned in 1884 and Frances W. Ayer's summer home, Ayrmont, was [...]

Church Donated to MHS

2017-09-26T23:54:41+00:00 |

The congregation of the Charlotte Valley Presbyterian Church has donated their church building in East Meredith to Meredith Historical Society. Thus, the society, which is very grateful for the gift, now has a spacious permanent home.