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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 site hours are sunrise to sunset for self guided tours daily, with the museum being open Sundays from Mother’s Day through Labor Day 1PM – 4PM

Free for members, all others please leave a donation!


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A large shady limb of the big Willow Tree at the entrance to the estate came down this weekend. It's been cleared, and none of our new structures like the railing or Kiosk were damaged. Thanks to Althea Werner, site coordinator, for coordinating the cleanup! ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

A large shady limb of the big Willow Tree at the entrance to the estate came down this weekend. Its been cleared, and none of our new structures like the railing or Kiosk were damaged.  Thanks to Althea Werner, site coordinator, for coordinating the cleanup!Image attachment

The Snyder Estate - Century House Museum & Widow Jane Mine are closed this weekend for a private Event! Back to normal on Monday, June 10! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

The Snyder Estate - Century House Museum & Widow Jane Mine are closed this weekend for a private Event! Back to normal on Monday, June 10!

Scenes from the Wallkill Valley Land Trust House Tour: Century House version.If you missed the Historic House Tour today, this is what the INSIDE of the Snyder House looks like. The Outside of the house and grounds underwent some major improvements in preparation for inclusion in this wonderful event. ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

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Detrich is smiling down from Heaven!!!!

Wow after all these years hidden behind the trees...it looks beautiful...!!!

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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.