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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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On this date in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge opened. The bridge used lots and lots of Rosendale Natural Cement, and that's why the gates of the Snyder Estate are made in the image of the Brooklyn Bridge! ... See MoreSee Less

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On this date in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge opened. The bridge used lots and lots of Rosendale Natural Cement, and thats why the gates of the Snyder Estate are made in the image of the Brooklyn Bridge!

 

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That’s awesome 😊 Thank you for sharing this

When we we kids we used to sneak in the quarry from Binniewater and go see the horse statue back behind his house.

Great history

I often cut three the woods there coming home from elementary school.

That’s really cool 😎

Never knew that tid bit

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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.