Become a Member

Becoming a member of The Historical Society of The Town of Colonie has several benefits. Your membership grants you access to the following perks:

  • The Colonie Historical Oracle - an informative newsletter illustrating Colonie's rich history.
  • Engaging program meetings held at the William K. Sanford Town Library where guest speakers share their knowledge on topics of local interest.
  • Informative field trips to historic sites.
  • Annual dinner which includes a special guest speaker.
  • Meeting people who have an interest and knowledge of local history.

To become a member, please complete the Historical Society of the Town of Colonie Membership form and submit along with fees to:
Membership Chairman
c/o Historical Society

Memorial Town Hall
P.O. Box 508
Newtonville, NY 12128
Please make check payable to: Historical Society of the Town of Colonie.

Become a Volunteer

Serve on a committee:

  • Membership - responsible for membership drives, processing new members, maintaining a list of members, sending out dues notices and turning over dues to the Treasurer.
  • Program - responsible for arranging programs for the meetings of the Society.
  • Hospitality - responsible for acting as hosts and hostesses and arranging for refreshments at regular Society meetings.
  • Publications - responsible for planning and producing appropriate publications and other materials concerning the Society's program.
  • Collections and Museum - responsible for collecting, cataloging and storage of historic objects, books, manuscripts, newspapers and other historical source material. Arranging museum exhibits and the correct historical interpretation of these exhibits.

To become a volunteer, please complete the Historical Society of the Town of Colonie Membership form and submit to the address above.