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Church Records


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Howland Public Library
313 Main St
Beacon, NY 12508
Phone: 845-831-1134
Fax: 845-831-1165

Monday: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday: 9:30am - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 9:30am - 8:00pmj
Friday: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm


Beacon Historical Society
P.O. Box 89
Beacon, NY 12508

Melzingah Chapter
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Beacon, NY

City Clerk

Iola Taylor[1]
1 Municipal Center, Suite 1
Beacon, NY 12508

City Historian

Robert Murphy[1]
PO Box 89
Beacon, NY 12508
Phone: 845-831-0514

City Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Beacon, New York check:

  • Gordon L. Remington, New York Towns, Villages, and Cities: A Guide to Genealogical Sources (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002). American Ancestors online edition; At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.7 D27r. Alphabetical list including date founded, if a town history exists, church and cemetery sources, and if a Civil War register (TCR) exists. The codes used under Church and Cemetery are defined in the link above the listing of towns, cities and villages.

Vital Records


  1. 1.0 1.1 Elizabeth Petty Bentley, Genealogy Address Book (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2009), 399-401.



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