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Historically Lewis

Home of the Lewis County Historical Society


The Lewis County Historical Society relies on member support. Thanks to the generous support of our growing membership, the Lewis County Historical Society, along with its historic Temple building, Research Center and Greystone facilities, continues to move forward into the 21st century as Lewis County’s leading institution for history education and heritage tourism. Thank you!

Membership Rates

  • Senior/Student Annual Membership:
  • Individual Annual Membership:
  • Family Annual Membership:
  • Individual Life Membership:

Become a Member, or Renew Your Membership

You can purchase a membership (or renew your membership) through this site using the buttons provided below. If you prefer, you can instead download our membership application, complete it, and mail it in with payment. Or finally, you can always swing by the Temple and see our Office Manager, Cole Mullin, and get an application from him, fill it out and pay on the spot!

Benefits of Membership

A Subscription to the Society’s Journal

Our highly-regarded Journal keeps you informed of the history of our lovely county through special features, articles and stories of local historical interest.

10% Discount

On the many books, publications and gifts available at the Society’s onsite gift shop, which caters to local authors and topics of historical interest to Lewis County, Tug Hill and the Adirondacks.

Free or Discounted Admission

To the Society’s exhibit gallery and many of the programs and activities always taking place at the museum, which includes special exhibits, demonstrations, lectures and presentations.

Email Notifications

To the many programs and activities taking place at the Society: from our Brown Bag Lunch program to our Black River Concert series; from special exhibits to ongoing projects; and from events at Greystone to holiday festivities at the Society.

Free Use of Our Resource Center

Our research center houses rare photographs, books, directories, manuscripts, newspapers and other periodicals, maps, and reference files valued by educators, researchers, writers, and others interested in the area’s history. Researching family genealogy is one of its most popular uses.

Rewarding Opportunities

To volunteer your time and talents on projects ranging from the holiday festival, our concert series, the restoration of Greystone and the recording of personal histories, to maintaining the Society’s collections, to helping others enjoy them.

Special Opportunities

To share your collections and historical interest with others, including members and staff.

Full Voting Privileges

To help shape the Society’s future.


To the Society’s special member-only events.