Dietrich Werner 2009

The CHHS remembers founder Dietrich Werner.

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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 normal site hours are 10AM to 6PM for self guided tours daily, with a museum docent on site Sundays from August 2nd until September 6th 1PM – 4PM

Visiting the site is free for members, all others please leave a donation!


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Site closed due to the storm. Thank you for your patience while we clean up downed trees.... ... See MoreSee Less

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Century House Historical Society is a volunteer run organization. Meet our newest Security guards! Join and become a member... ... See MoreSee Less

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Century House Historical Society is a volunteer run organization. Meet our newest Security guards! Join and become a member...

Welcome back members and guests! Please enjoy our self-guided walking tour be sure to stop at the kiosk and get a copy of your own. Learn more about our local history while taking in the sights! Have fun and be safe... ... See MoreSee Less

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Welcome back members and guests! Please enjoy our self-guided walking tour be sure to stop at the kiosk and get a copy of your own. Learn more about our local history while taking in the sights! Have fun and be safe...
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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.