|The Town of Edwards
has had a historical group since the 1970's, sometimes
more active than others. The present Association
began in December 1998.
new museum is located at 222 Main Street, Edwards, NY.
The museum's new building has expanded the collection
of historical material and artifacts that concern the
history of the Town of Edwards.
building is on the site of the first Edwards High
is a variety of items that represent the unique
character of the town. The people of Edwards are recognized through
their photographs, diaries, stories, homes, cemetery census and an extensive
collection of local genealogies. Furniture and household items of past
generations are on display. Farming has been a major factor in this town
and for over 200 years where milk, cheese, butter,
maple syrup, pork and beef were vital. Mining
of zinc and talc were major industries. Local
businesses such as retail stores, restaurants and the
hotels were important to the town. Items
from farming, mining and local businesses are
recall the evolution of our country and village
schools. We remember our local men and women who
served in the armed forces. Churches, social organizations, and our
fire-fighters are remembered