Welcome to the Town of De Kalb

Town Historian's Web Site

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The Town of DeKalb

The township of De Kalb encompasses the communities of De Kalb Junction , Old De Kalb (De Kalb Village), East De Kalb, Kendrew Corners, Stellaville, Osbornville, Bigelow and the Village of Richville. The first settlement expedition (1803) was organized by Judge William Cooper of Cooperstown. De Kalb has a rich historical legacy visible in the form of farmhouses, barns, fences, churches, mines, graveyards, roads, hedgerows and fields.



Town Historian's Office:

The Town Historian for the Town of De Kalb is Bryan Thompson. His email address is: deputyhist@tds.net


The Historians office and the town archives is located on the second floor of the Old Meetinghouse Museum 696 East De Kalb Rd.

Office Hours:

The Museum, Archives Room and Historians Office at the Old Methodist Meeting House Museum is open Wednesdays from 11:00 till 3:00 PM and Thursdays 4:00 to 7:00PM. Other times by appointment. (phone 315-347-1900, 315-347-2178 or 315-347-3554 to make an appontment.) Visitors are always welcome!