Local History Room

A collection of historic items and texts of local significance.
Located on the 2nd floor

The collection includes:

  • Business and Phone directories
  • Historic texts & pictorial works
  • Local artifacts and limited edition items
  • Local year books
  • Maps
  • Microfilm

This collection covers a variety of topics relating to Mahopac, Carmel and the greater surrounding area, as well as New York State. Topics include:

  • Agriculture
  • Demographics
  • Genealogy
  • Local governance
  • Native American culture and history
  • Nature studies
  • Newspaper archives: Putnam Courier and New York Times
  • Regional history

This collection is for in library use only. Make an appointment to view the collection, 845-628-2009, ext. 100.


Image: from February 12, 1853 Putnam County Courier.