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:

Lots of chain saw action cleaning up the kiln area today. Then truck loads of trash tree debris was gathered & removed. The area will be ready to welcome visitors next season. A shout out to all the volunteers!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Hudson Valley Ruins, Amy Smith and 4 others like this

Chris KroschinskiAh i didnt know!1 week ago

Margaret M ErnenweinAmazing that you are saving these sites! Thanks1 week ago

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Does anyone happen to know when the Mollenhauer Bros. Dairy operated in Tillson? My son found an old milk bottle which has peaked our interest about the local dairy. So far I've found mention of the Mollenhauer family in the Daily Freeman from the 1960s, and there are a few obituaries that list the dairy as a former place of employment. If any history buffs have knowledge of the dairy, I'd like to learn more about it. ... See MoreSee Less

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www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/roman-concrete-was-lot-greener-stuff-we-make-today.html ... 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.