As Town Historian, my responsibilities are divided into four broad categories; research and writing, teaching and public presentations, historic preservation, and organization and advocacy.


My office is organized as a research center with resources available to those performing historical or genealogical research relating to the Town of Vestal.  These resources include, but are not limited to:

  • Surname Files
  • Topic Files
  • Census Records
  • Vital Records
  • Town Minutes
  • Published Documents
  • Photographs
  • Maps

Office:     Vestal Public Library - 320 Vestal Parkway E.

Hours:     Tuesday - 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
                  Wednesday and Thursday - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
                    (Or by appointment)

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Margaret Hadsell
Town Historian
(607) 321-6038

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