The Adirondack Genealogical – Historical Society
is a volunteer organization dedicated to:
Promote, encourage, and foster the study of genealogy and family history.
Collect, and preserve genealogical and historical records and information related to the Saranac Lake and surrounding region.
Any person interested in genealogy may become a member upon payment of dues.
We are pleased to offer a research service that includes a search of our local resources.
Membership is not a requirement.
We will charge for photocopies at 20 cents per page.
Please submit a business sized, self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) for a response,
or you may include your email address for a more rapid reply.
Some of the research materials in the Saranac Lake Free library include:
Census records: Microfilm – Federal and State 1840 – 1930 for
Local telephone directories:
1902, 1906, 1908, 1910, 1911, 1921-22, 1930 onward
Database from disinfection records of cure cottages
Trudeau Sanatorium patients
Obituaries: database extracted for the Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Cemetery information updated to 2000
Large collection of books, maps, photos in the Adirondack Room
Do you have any of the following items related to local history that we can add to our collection?
Oral history tapes
Old Newspaper clippings
Census Records | Vital Records | Family Trees & Communities | Immigration Records | Military Records Directories & Member Lists | Family & Local Histories | Newspapers & Periodicals | Court, Land & Probate | Finding Aids