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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 is open 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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Here's a little giffy-stereogram of the Rosendale Trestle & Joppenbergh mine. ... See MoreSee Less

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Erin O'Hara Meyer

Thanks to all GoFundMe contributors!

Widow Jane Mine
Thanks to the supporters who contributed $1600.00 for the restoration of the Brooklyn Bridge Gate! As you see, repairs are now completed. Contributions from afar are still welcome on the go fund me page. Your tax deductible donations are used for the restoration and maintenance of the property. Please join us at the annual meeting on December 8th from 1-3 at the Rosendale Rec. Center.
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Entrance looks great!

The Fashion/Travel magazine HOLIDAY's most recent issue has the theme of Bhutan, but an article that is not set in Bhutan is a photo shoot from Harris Mizrahi that was done earlier this year in the Widow Jane Mine!

Local factoid: model Rebecca Longendyke is a Hurley resident.
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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.