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 site is open 10AM – 4PM for self guided tours daily, with the museum being open Sundays from Mother’s Day through September 1PM – 4PM


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All the ingredients for a fabulous season opening day: Geology tour conducted by Steve Schimmrich (Geologist & Trustee), new museum exhibits added, the rushing waterfall & visitors from far & near! ... See MoreSee Less

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Anne Gorrick10,000 thanks to Steve Steven Schimmrich for leading our guests on a wonderful tour of the property's geology!2 weeks ago

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We have some wonderful events coming up this year, so please save these dates!

6/25 - CHHS Projects 2017 (outdoor sculpture exhibition) opens
7/9 - Taiko Masala
7/23 - Bash the Trash
8/6 - The Secret Gong Orchestra performs "Red Kachina"
8/26 - Mamalama and Andes Manta
9/10 - 27th Annual Subterranean Poetry Fest

Stay tuned!
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3 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.