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!

Put these on your calendar and save the dates for two major upcoming events!

June 28 - Exhibition opening for 2015 CHHS Projects/EXCAVATE, curated by Laura Johansen

July 12 - Taiko Masala returns for more great drumming
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3 days ago

The Century House Historical Society added 9 new photos to the album: Ford Model A Tour. ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

The Century House Historical SocietyGreat car! Photo by Rod Bicknell3 days ago

Russ Gillespiegreat picture3 days ago

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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

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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.