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The Town of New Scotland Historical Association preserves, protects and promotes history in the Town of New Scotland through the stewardship of material culture directly related to the town. Our purpose is to promote an appreciation of local history, heritage, and culture through research, publications and educational programs.

Events & Announcements
March 5, 2023 (2:00pm) Where a Kill is not a Murder and a Fly not a Insect – Dr. Charles Gehring, Dutch language scholar, Director of New Netherland Research Center, and New Scotland resident, will discuss the origin and meaning of Dutch family and place names prominent in the regions that were part of New Netherland
Visit our new Bender Melon Farm page where you can:
  • Download Dennis Sullivan's Charles Bender and the Bender Melon Farm: A Local History. 
  • Find out how you can help save the Bender Melon Farm property.
You can also visit the small but unique Bender Melon Farm exhibit at the New Scotland Museum
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