The Association of Public Historians of New York State is a 501(c)3 non-profit professional organization that represents the 1,600+ government-appointed historians in the state. Under state law, every county and municipality in New York is required to have an appointed historian to document, preserve, interpret, and share the history of their communities. It is part of the state’s commitment to ensuring that New Yorkers have access to quality educational experiences enriched by cultural heritage resources. Our state’s local historians are here to serve you!
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APHNYS membership provides a supportive peer group of government-appointed historians and public history affiliates who understand the unique work that you do. Share experiences and learn from people doing work similar to yours!