Local history, contemporary art.

The Century House Historical Society is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to the preservation of industrial history of the Rosendale natural cement region. The Society is located at the Snyder Estate in New York’s historic Hudson Valley.

The Museum and site are open Sundays 1 -4 from May 10 (Mother’s Day) through Labor Day weekend.


News and Events:

We’re seeking Artists and Curators for the 2015 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition! Read details here!

Thanks to all who responded to CHHS's Call for Curators and Artists. The results are in! We are thrilled to announce our 2015 CHHS PROJECTS winners; Laura Johansen's show, 'Excavate', and Beth E. Wilson & Simon Draper's 'Habitat for Artists' - so many good choices we had to pick two! Full details coming soon. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Geology lovers joined Geologist (and CHHS Board Member) Steve Schimmrich for a walk at the Snyder Estate. An exciting afternoon with a visit to the museum & many pitchers of lemonade. ... See MoreSee Less

Geology lovers joined Geologist (and CHHS Board Member) Steve Schimmrich for a walk at the Snyder Estate. An exciting afternoon with a visit to the museum & many pitchers of lemonade.

2 weeks ago

The Century House Historical Society shared their album. ... See MoreSee Less

Geology lovers joined Geologist (and CHHS Board Member) Steve Schimmrich for a walk at the Snyder Estate. An exciting afternoon with a visit to the museum & many pitchers of lemonade.

2 weeks ago

The Snyder Estate Natural Cement Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Society is chartered by the New York State Education Department.