Upcoming Events


Annual Dinner Meeting on October 20 at the Malone Golf Club


Social Hour begins at 5:30 p.m.


Dinner begins at 6 p.m., including the Fall Classic Salad and a buffet with Greek Penne Pasta, Chicken Lombardy, and Shaved Roast Beef au Jus.


This year's Guest Speaker will be Mary Scharf, President of the Malone Chamber of Commerce. She will be giving a presentation on being part of the Malone Historic District and the impact it can have on our organization.


Dinner is $35 per person. Reservations required.

Please RSVP by October 13, and send payment to FCHMS or click here to pay online.

Hours of Operation

Office hours are from 10am-2pm Monday to Friday.

The Museum is by appointment only.

The Schryer Center is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., or by appointment.

Call 518-483-2750 or email us for more information or to book your tour/research hours.

Virtual Fieldtrips Now Available!


Enjoy the museum from the comfort of your classroom


Sign your students up for virtual fieldtrips to great-great-great grandma's kitchen!

Welcome to FCHMS

The Franklin County Historical and Museum Society preserves and presents the county's history in a meaningful and accessible way to anyone with past, present or future connections to our county.  Society members passionately engage with Franklin County history to collect, preserve and interpret objects and documents integral to county life and to delight young and old with Franklin County stories in our museum, library and archives.

About Us

FCHMS was incorporated in 1903 by a group of prominent citizens and reorganized in 1963.  Our museum and headquarters are located at The House of History, an 1864 Tuscan-style brick home one block from Main Street in Malone, NY. The Schryer Center for Historical & Genealogical Research is located in the renovated Carriage House on said premises.  The Society's collections, records and daily operations moved to The House of History in 1973 when it was purchased from the Kirk Family.


Board of Trustees Meeting:

First Monday of the Month at the Schryer Center

Upcoming meeting: October 3, 2022 @ 4:00 PM