OFFICE OF THE...
Cortland County Historian
60 Central Ave., Cortland, NY 13045 607-753-5049 firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Jeremy
Boylan. I was appointed as the
Historian in the fall of 2006. The County Historian is an appointed
position and serves at the pleasure of the legislature and the county
the legislature’s January organizational meeting I was reappointed to
the post. The County Historian is an interesting position
with a variety of
responsibilities. One of these responsibilities is putting together the
Cortland County Bicentennial celebrations in 2008.
It is the role of the County Historian to research and document the
history of the county, as well as the legislative body which oversees it.
In this case it is the Cortland County Legislature. If our legislators or
county departments have a question or a project that needs historical
research, they can call the County Historian. The County Historian also
performs historical searches for citizens seeking information on Cortland
In Cortland County the historian is charged with overseeing the
daily operations at the Cortland Records Center. This facility is a
cooperative effort with the city of Cortland to store all inactive and
permanent records. While many of these are public records, the public may
only view them with permission from the department in which the record
If you have a question related to Cortland County records or Cortland County history, please give me a call at 753-5360, or e-mail me at email@example.com