Ogden Town Historian's Office

Jesse Diehl, Town Historian 
Office Hours:  Thursday and Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Phone: (585) 617-6124 office
Inquiries to Historian@ogdenny.com, or jdiehl@ogdenny.com
Please fill out this Google Form to make an appointment with our historian!
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our new location:
The Town of Ogden local government Historian is now at the little red schoolhouse in adams basin. 416 washington street, spencerport, ny 14559  

mISSION STATEMENT:
The Town of Ogden local government Historian is committed to provide services evenly and fairly to all segments of the population within their jurisdiction. The Historian is responsible for safeguarding the heritage of our community.
PROCESS STATEMENT:
The Town of Ogden local government Historian will evaluate the sources, document the evidence, analyze the data and interpret the past. The release of information to the public must follow policy guidelines to protect all parties involved.

CURRENT PROJECTS:  
pROJECTS THAT WE ARE WORKING ON AT THIS TIME  ARE:
1. FORMER HISTORIAN, cAROL IS COMPILING A LOCAL HISTORY BOOK THAT SHE HOPES WILL BE OUT soon.
2. jESSE IS BUSY ENTERING OUR MYRIAD ITEMS INTO OUR PAST pERFECT SOFTWARE AND WORKING WITH THE PUBLIC ON REQUESTS AS WELL AS SHARING SOME OF THE ITEMS WE HAVE WITH OTHER HISTORIANS.
3. JESSE CONTINUES TO TAKE CALLS AND EMAILS EACH WEEK FOR HISTORICAL REQUESTS.
4. JESSE is un-packing and setting of the space after moving to a new location in adams basin.
Museums:
The Spencerport Depot and Canal Museum is located along the south canal bank in the Village of Spencerport. Stop by and sit a spell in one of our comfortable rockers. We have free wifi available as well as computers for use at the site. If you are traveling through our lovely village on the Erie Canal, stop at the “Depot” to learn about our community and to take advantage of our shower and restroom facilities. Just click on "Spencerport Trolley Depot" listed under the Quality of life/attractions tab  to find more information.
The Pulver House Museum is located at 568 Colby Street just west of Washington Street (Rte 36). It is an early 1800’s farmhouse museum with many collections including clothing, quilts, dental equipment, cameras, kitchen items, and tools.