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!

Join us on Sunday, May 10th at 1pm for our museum opening, when Professor of Geology at UCC, and CHHS Board of Trustees member Steven Schimmrich will lead a geology walk around the Century House property. Rain or shine, this promises to be a terrific afternoon at the Widow Jane Mine. See you there! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Century House Historical Society created an Spring Spruce Up Day!. ... See MoreSee Less

Your help is needed to us get the site into tip-top shape for the upcoming season for our annual Widow Jane Mine and grounds spruce-up. Projects big and small. Bring gloves and a big appetite. Bring your pick up truck if you have one. Invite your friends! **Bring a dish or some goodies to share for our pig-out pot luck lunch at noon.

1 week ago

Spring Spruce Up Day!

May 3, 2015, 10:00am

The Century House Historical Society

Your help is needed to us get the site into tip-top shape for the upcoming season for our annual Widow Jane Mine and grounds spruce-up. Projects big and small. Bring gloves and a big appetite. Bring your pick up truck if you have one. Invite your friends! **Bring a dish or some goodies to share for our pig-out pot luck lunch at noon.

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1 week 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.