Town Historical Society is a non-profit organization formed in
1993. Provisional Charter granted on September 19,1997, by
the Board of Regents of the University of New York for and on
the behalf of the State Education Department, and executed under
the seal of said University and recorded as named.
Stephen J. Stelmashuck
Clara S. Ellison
Gloria R. White
Kelly I. Reader
Harold A. Petrie
Lillian M. Harter
Linda J. McNamara
Society is dedicated to the preservation of the rich local
history, through records and collections while promoting the
history of Parish.
programs are open to the public, and are encouraged to join the
Historical Society in our efforts to preserve historical
artifacts and provide interesting programs.
Town Historical Society monthly meetings are held at the Mills
and Petrie Memorial Gymnasium, 2938 East Main Street in the
village of Parish, New York. The society meets on the second
Wednesday of each month from September to June at 7:00 p.m. The
community is encouraged to join the meetings and presentations.
We seek any
photos or artifacts of the town's past, along with any stories
of the area that you might remember. If you have any
memorabilia of the Town of Parish, we'd like to talk to you.
Please contact us at the phone number or email address above.
Nancy Weaver Bookheimer
Treasurer · Gloria Rima White
Secretary · Evelyn Stelmashuck
Harter Sayer · Ruth Phillips Whitelaw · Sharon
Historian · M. Bridget Swartz