Currently, the old Bloomingrove School is being used by a CPA for his tax business.
Currently, the old Bloomingrove School is being used by a CPA for his tax business.
Jim Greenfield
Town HistorianT 518-283-6384

Duties of Town Historian

To preserve, collect and disseminate local historical information and to foster an interest and appreciation of our town’s history by the public.

Attention North Greenbush Residents:  We NOW have more of the 2021 Calendars. We ran out in January and many asked for more, so we ordered them. Call the Town Clerk’s Office today for your calendar @ 518-283-4306, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The price is $10.00 for a calendar, or $12.00 to have it mailed directly to your home. Please make checks payable to: Town of North Greenbush

The North Greenbush Historian would like to chronicle the experiences of people as they cope with Covid-19 (Corona Virus) in their daily lives. Please see the attached document.     Documenting covid-19 virus  


North Greenbush Notes:

North Greenbush Notes are a compilation of articles written by Town Historian Jim Greenfield that show a brief glimpse of North Greenbush at its founding. The articles are published periodically in “The Advertiser.” If anyone has ideas for future columns, please contact Jim Greenfield at 283‑6384 or nghistory@aol.com.

Hidley Homestead

Hi-Way Recreation Closes

Too Many Defreest Males?

Tess Alber’s Tavern

Rysdorph Homestead

Sharpe Family Homestead

The 1987 October Snow Storm

Happy Birthday Vanderheyden

The Troy & Sand Lake Turnpike

Church Street in Wynantskill

The Albany to Sand Lake Plank Road

Bloomingrove Drive

John E Van Alens Slaves

Why Two Greenbushes

Wynantskill Businesses Over the Years

North Greenbush in World War 1

A Glenwood Road House in History

The Last Vandenbergh House

Requiem for “Building G”

The Greenbush Anti Rent War (Autosaved)

The Fonda Family in North Greenbush


Pictures in the attic or basement


Happy Birthday Bloomingrove Reformed Church

cemetery tombstone inscriptions

blacksmithing in Greenbush 

North Greenbush Cemeteries

North Greenbush-College Town

North Greenbush Nostrums

Potatoes in North Greenbush

The weatherwax home and family of North Greenbush

Rensselaer County Poor House

Rensselaer County Poor House part 2

Potteries in Greenbush

 story of a Hidley Road House

Ketchum’s Store

Kinney Homestead

Jordans’s Diary Part 1

Jordans’s Diary Part 2

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Click here to view past North Greenbush Notes