The following books about Meredith’s history are available from Meredith Historical Society.

Meredith’s Dairy Barns: Past and Present


by Frank M. Waterman Meredith's dairy barns are a threatened icons of our rural heritage. Of the more than 230 dairy barns that once graced our hills, a scant 71 survive today. The purpose of this book is to preserve a pictorial and historical record of Meredith's remaining barns and many of the barns that [...]

Two Hundred Years of Rolling Suns


This is a book about the first 200 years of Meredith's History, 1800 - 2000. Written by Meredith's town historian for the town's bicentennial history, it includes sections titled, "Old, Old ,Meredith,", "East Meredith," "West Meredith," "Meredith Square," "Meridale," "Our Schools,", "Our Churches," "Agriculture and 4-H,", and "Our Folks." The latter includes family histories contributed [...]

Mother, You Mustn’t Worry So About Us


Ed. by Frank M. Waterman Brothers James and Clark McDonald from the town of Meredith enlisted in the 8th NY Independent Battery on October 7, 1861.  As with most Civil War soldiers, they wrote many letters home.  This book contains 168 letters written to their immediate family members during the course of the war.  James [...]