Publications and web documents

Histories of Hoosic River Towns A summarized chronology of river-related events and scenes in Hoosic
watershed towns. Compiled summer 2005 from various sources by Williams College intern
Erin Blanchard.

The Hoosac Valley: Its Legends and Its History
Grace Greylock Niles. New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1912.

History of Rensselaer Co., New York
With illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers. Sylvester, Nathaniel Bartlett,. Philadelphia. Everts & Peck. 1880. Available online (membership fee required).

Stillwater, NY Town History (with links to related sources)

The Battle of Bennington
On Virtual Vermont (click on History)

Teacher resources about the Battle of Bennington

The Hoosac Tunnel:
At PBSAt Berkshire Web

Advocate Weekly article, Oct 2005, about historic floods, as pdf file: Link under construction.

These documents related to the Hoosic are available through local library networks:

    • Civil Functions, Department of the Army Appropriation Bill

1950, CIS-NO: 81 S895-0, SOURCE: Senate Committee on Appropriations, DOC-TYPE: Published Hearing, DATE:
Apr. 5-9, 11-15, 18-20, 1949, SESSION-DATE: 1949,
SUDOC: Y4.Ap6/2:Ar5/950, CIS/Historical Index

    • Report on reexamination of Hoosic River, N.Y., Vt., and Mass., and Roaring Branch at Bennington, Vt.

CIS-NO: 10351 H.doc.182, DOC-TYPE: Serial Set Collection, DOC-NO:
H.doc.182, 76-1, SESSION-DATE: 1939, CIS/Historical Index

    • Report on Hoosic River, N.Y., Vt., and Mass.

CIS-NO: 9386 H.doc.684,
DOC-TYPE: Serial Set Collection, DOC-NO: H.doc.684, 71-3, SESSION-DATE:
1930, 1931, CIS/Historical Index

Historical Societies

Cheshire Historical Commission
120 North St., PO Box 73, Cheshire, MA 01225
Phone: (413) 743-2669

Adams Historical Society
This website contains a variety of collections, including images,
personal histories, and other archival documents.

North Adams Historical Commission
City Hall, North Adams, MA 01247. Phone: (413) 663-6770

Williamstown Historical Society
1095 Main Street
Williamstown, MA
phone: 413-458-2160

Pownal Historical Society.
Soloman Wright Public Library
P.O. Box 313, Pownal, VT 05261
pownal@adelphia.net
Ken Held, President, 802-823-5536, kwheld@adelphia.net

The Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT
Includes the Bennington Historical Society.

Rensselaer County Historical Society
Hoosick Township Historical Society
166 Main Street, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090 (518) 686-4682

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