Mission Statement:  ...the Society is to conduct, operate and maintain a historical society, exclusively for educational purposes.  In keeping with the statement of purpose in the charter of the organization the Society will encourage preservation and knowledge of the past.

Goals:  To develop and preserve the history and the historic sites in the Nanticoke Valley and its environs in the Town of Maine, Nanticoke and Union Center, in Broome County.  To collect, preserve and exhibit such things dealing with the area.  To develop educational programs for people of all ages, especially our youth.  To assist and coordinate efforts with other organizations such as historical societies, special groups, schools and branches of government that may share in this mission.