Town Historian

Contact Info:

Denis P. Brennan, Ph.D
(518) 783-0603


To preserve, collect, and disseminate local historical knowledge. To foster an interest and appreciation of Town history by the public.

Duties and Responsibilities

In addition to the above, to call to the attention of local authorities any material or properties of local historical value; to build and maintain a working relationship between local authorities and the historical community, and to act as consultant on matters relevant to historical sites or objects.

Narratives and Lists

See Niskayuna Since 1640, the Chronology of Key Events in Niskayuna History, and the List of Town Supervisors who have served from the founding of the Town in 1809 up to the present.