CCHS serves residents of all eighteen towns and the City of Hudson. In addition to a research library and permanent collection of more than 15,000 objects, CCHS owns and maintains the Columbia County Historical Society Museum & Library and three additional historic properties: the National Historic Landmark Luykas Van Alen House (1737); James Vanderpoel ‘House of History’ (c.1820); and Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse (c.1850).
Columbia County Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) cultural education organization founded in 1916 and chartered by the NYS Department of Education Board of Regents to collect, preserve, interpret and present the history, heritage and culture of Columbia County, New York, for its residents and visitors.
The Columbia County Historical Society
is a private 501 (c )(3) nonprofit organization
Chartered by the Board of Regents
State Education Department, The University of the State of New York
Copyright © 2022, Columbia County Historical Society
PO Box 311, Five Albany Avenue, Kinderhook, New York 12106
518 758 9265 | ops @ cchsny.org
The Columbia County Historical Society is supported in part by the County of Columbia, New York
with the support of Matt Murell, Chairman of the Board at the Columbia County Board of Supervisors.