Historically Lewis

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Our People

Our Operating Staff

Cole Mullin

Office Manager

Morgan Aubel

Summer Curatorial Assistant

Our Board

Jonathan W. Miller

President and Director

Watson, NY

Mr. Miller is a recently retired Wall Street lawyer.

Lydia Miller

Vice President and Director

Ottawa, ON

Ms. Miller is the Chief Architect, Built Heritage for Parks Canada.

Susan Merrell

Secretary and Director

Lowville, NY

Ms. Merrell is the North Country Regional Director for U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

Linda Dening

Treasurer and Director

West Martinsburg, NY

Ms. Dening is a professor of accounting at Jefferson Community College.

Debra Barnard

Director

Lowville, NY

Ms. Barnard is a recently retired primary school teacher, having taught in Westchester and Lewis Counties.

Hamish Davey

Director

Lowville, NY

Mr. Davey is a local businessman and real estate investor and active in the community on various other boards and civic organizations.

Catherine Gunn

Director

Albany, NY

Ms. Gunn is a former employee of the State of New York, Executive and Judicial branches, currently a stay-at-home mother to two young children, and active in Capital Roots, a local community gardening organization.

Arlene Hall

Director

Lowville, NY

Ms. Hall is a retired Executive Director of Mountain View Prevention Services and currently works at a local law firm. She has previously served as the director-curator of the Lewis County Historical Society and Constable Hall and as a long-time school board member for Lowville Academy and Central School.  

Peter Hayes

Director

Constableville, NY

Mr. Hayes is the curator of the Constable Hall Association, the village historian for Constableville, the town historian for the town of West Turin and a member of various other boards and organizations.

Linda Hornig

Director

Lowville, NY

Ms. Hornig is retired from Lewis County Community Mental Health.

Mary Kelley

Director

Martinsburg, NY

Ms. Kelley is the Clerk for the Town of Martinsburg and a member of various other boards.

Robert Meekins

Director

Lowville, NY

Mr. Meekins is a long-time interior designer and real estate professional and active in the community with various other boards and organizations. 

Cole Mullin

Office Manager & Director

Glenfield, NY

Mr. Mullin is the Office Manger of the Lewis County Historical Society and a local small business owner and entrepreneur.

Sandy Roberts

Director

Constableville, NY

Ms. Roberts is the recently retired Executive Director of Constable Hall, having previously served for many years for, and retiring as the Executive Director of, Lewis County Head Start.

Daniel Root, MD

Director

Chase’s Lake, NY

Dr. Root is a recently retired Family Physician.

Jacob Steria

Director

Lowville, NY

Mr. Steria is a long-time teacher and chair of the History Department of Lowville Academy and Central School.

Kae Young

Director

Lowville, NY

Ms. Young is 

Our Trustee Directory

Since the founding of the Lewis County Historical Society many people have generously given their time and energy to serve as trustees or directors of the Historical Society over the years. The list below is but one example of the depth and breadth of the support we have received from our North Country community.


  • Alexander, Loretta (W. Martinsburg)
  • Allen, David (Martinsburg)
  • Allen, Jane (Brantingham; Lyons Falls)
  • Andelora, David (Lowville)
  • Arthur, Dorothy (Lowville)
  • Asafaylo, Ron (Glenfield; Watson)
  • Atkinson, Adam (Harrisville)
  • Barnard, Debra (Lowville)
  • Beagle, Charlotte (Lowville)
  • Bezer, Grace (Lowville)
  • Boissy, Joseph (Lowville)
  • Boissy, Rosalee (Lowville)
  • Bowen, G. Byron (Lowville)
  • Brown, Eleanor (Lowville)
  • Bunke, Charles (Watson)
  • Burrow, John (Lyons Falls)
  • Byrnes, Anthony (Brantingham)
  • Carter, Milton (Lowville)
  • Cataldo, George (Greig)
  • Chamberlain, Millard (Croghan)
  • Coddington, Herbert (Lowville)
  • Cook, Herbert (Denmark)
  • Cook, Oren (Lyons Falls)
  • Cooper, James (Turin)
  • Cornwall, Grace (Beaver Falls)
  • Cox, Marie (Port Leyden)
  • Cox, Sidney (Turin)
  • Crawford, Anna (Lowville)
  • Davey, Derek (Lowville)
  • Davey, Hamish (Lowville)
  • Davis, George (Lowville)
  • DeLair, Duane (Constableville)
  • Dening, Linda (West Martinsburg)
  • DeStefanis, Pat (Philadelphia)
  • Dryja, Chris (Lowville)
  • Duflo, Tom (Lowville)
  • Easton, William (Lowville)
  • Einhorn, Arthur (Lowville)
  • Faduski, Robert (Lyons Falls)
  • Farney, Joan (Lyons Falls)
  • Fidler, Mitch (New Bremen)
  • Field, Eleanor (Lowville)
  • Fisher, Clarence (Lyons Falls)
  • Fisher, Melissa Ingals (Lyons Falls)
  • Foster, Marie (Castorland)
  • Fowler, Cora (Lowville)
  • Fowler, Lyndsay (Lowville)
  • Fowler, Philip (Lowville)
  • Fowler, Terrance (Watson)
  • Foy, Francis (Deer River)
  • Franke, Margaret (Turin)
  • French, Marie (Castorland)
  • Gaveley, Jack (Lowville)
  • Grant, Margaretta (Lowville)
  • Griffith, Dickinson (Lowville)
  • Guignard, Tom (Lowville)
  • Gunn, Catherine Nells (Albany)
  • Hall, Arlene (Lowville)
  • Halladay, Laurie (Croghan)
  • Hanno, Thomas (Lowville)
  • Hart, Wilhelmina (Turin)
  • Harville, Sue (Denmark)
  • Henry, Harry (Copenhagen)
  • Higby, Rita (West Leyden)
  • Hornig, Linda (Lowville)
  • Hulbert, Ada (Lowville)
  • Hulbert, Clarence (Lowville)
  • Ingalls, Everett (Turin)
  • Iocovozzi, Mary (Lowville)
  • Johnson, Clarence (Glenfield)
  • Johnson, Ed (Lyons Falls)
  • Kellerhals, William (Port Leyden)
  • Kelley, Mary (Martinsburg)
  • Kilpatrick, Olive (Lowville)
  • King, Marion (Lowville)
  • Kirley, Pauline (Lowville)
  • Knapp, Nancy (Denmark)
  • Kraeger, Dennis (Lowville)
  • Krokowski, Karl (Glenfield)
  • Laribee, George (Lowville)
  • Levesque, Marie (Brantingham)
  • Levesque, Will (Brantingham)
  • Liscum, Jane (Lowville)
  • Loessi, Genevieve (Beaver Falls)
  • MacKenzie, Vera (Lowville)
  • Mangan, Robin (Port Leyden)
  • Markham, Ethel (Turin; Brantingham)
  • Markham, Rita (Turin)
  • McArdle, Kevin (W. Martinsburg)
  • McGuire, Genevieve (Lowville; Number Four)
  • McHale, Helen (Port Leyden)
  • Meekins, Robert (Lowville)
  • Merrell, Anne (Lowville)
  • Merrell, Susan (Lowville)
  • Mihalyi, Charles (Glenfield)
  • Mihalyi, Louis (Glenfield)
  • Mihalyi, Mildred (Glenfield)
  • Miller, Charlotte (Lowville)
  • Miller, Christopher (Lowville)
  • Miller, Glenn (Martinsburg)
  • Miller, Jonathan W. (Watson)
  • Miller, Lydia (Ottawa)
  • Milligan, Martha (Lowville)
  • Moore, William (Lowville)
  • Morrow, Elizabeth (Croghan)
  • Mullin, Cole (Glenfield)
  • Mumford, Brian (Lowville)
  • Mumford, John (Lowville)
  • Munk, Martha (Lowville)
  • Munn, Fern (Lowville)
  • O’Shea, Audrey (Lowville)
  • Opela, Marian (New Bremen)
  • Parker, Susie (Lowville)
  • Parkhurst, Lyle (Lyons Falls)
  • Parry, Jean (Lyons Falls)
  • Payne, Peter (Constableville)
  • Pelton, Leonard (Lowville)
  • Perfetto, Lida (Croghan)
  • Perrin, Jerry (Talcottville)
  • Pfaff, Larry (Lyons Falls)
  • Philippe, Emily (Lowville)
  • Phillips, Betsy (Lowville)
  • Proulx, Joyce (Castorland)
  • Reed, Mildred (Lowville)
  • Regetz, Sr., Donald (Constableville)
  • Reinhard, Clifford (Lyons Falls)
  • Richman, Allan (Watertown)
  • Roberts, Sandy (Constableville)
  • Rockwood, Ron (Martinsburg)
  • Root, Daniel (Chase’s Lake)
  • Scanlon, Christina (Lowville)
  • Schwartzentruber, Nelson (Martinsburg)
  • Scofield, Grace (Lowville)
  • Sears, Sharon (Lowville)
  • See, Mary (Constableville)
  • Seelof, Vivian (Port Leyden)
  • Seymour, Cyril (Turin)
  • Shaver, Carl (Glenfield)
  • Shaw, Charles (Croghan)
  • Sheldon, Edward (Martinsburg)
  • Sheldon, John (Lyons Falls)
  • Shenkle-O’Neil, Cheryl (DeKalb Junction)
  • Simmer, Ellizabeth (Constableville)
  • Smith, Vivian (Lowville)
  • Spaulding, Tom (Lowville)
  • Stacy, Marilyn (Denmark)
  • Sweeney, Mary (Beaver Falls, Croghan)
  • Sweet, Carmen (Lowville)
  • Switzer, Maurice (Harrisville)
  • Talcott, Emogene (Port Leyden)
  • Teal, Mary (Lyons Falls)
  • Thomas, Jane (Glenfield; Lowville)
  • Trainham, Bonnie (Copenhagen)
  • Van Arnam, Lewis (Beaver Falls)
  • Vargo, Donna (Belfort)
  • Virkler, Carolyn (Croghan)
  • Vora, Sheree (Lowville)
  • Wallace, Kathleen (Lowville)
  • Williams, Ruth (Turin)
  • Woolshlager, Ruth (Lyons Falls)
  • Worczak, Barry (Lyons Falls)
  • Yancey, Patricia (Lowville)
  • Ziemke, Kathy (Lowville)

We are proud to recognize all of the people who have acted as trustees or directors of the Historical Society over the years.

The Historical Society’s Hall of Fame

Our Hall of Fame honors individuals and families who have made noteworthy contributions to the history of the Lewis County community.

Our Volunteers

Too numerous to mention them all; too important to leave out. Our Volunteers are the life blood of the Society.

THANK YOU!


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