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Latest News from the Roeliff Jansen Historical Society

Please be sure to check out the latest news from the RJHS:
Roeliff Jansen Historical Society 

The RJHS Copake Bicentennial Exhibition:

On July 6th, the Roeliff Jansen historical Society, will open a bicentennial exhibition titled, “Mementos, Maps, and Milestones: Copake at 200,” showcasing documents, maps, photographs, and objects related to the large and small history of Copake’s five hamlets; Copake, Copake Falls, Copake Lake, Craryville, and West Copake. 

Saturday, July 6 thru Sunday, October 6
at 8 Miles Road, Copake Falls, NY.

Latest News from the Hudson Area Library- History Room

The Hudson Area Library History Room houses a collection that pertains to the history of the City of Hudson, Greenport and Stockport; as well as Columbia County and New York State. The History Room also hosts the Local History Speaker Series at the library, offering free monthly talks on diverse topics related to local history.


The History Room is open Saturdays, 10am-1pm and Wednesdays 6 - 8pm and by appointment. Online research requests for information on local history are available at This is a free service to the public. To inquire about an appointment email or call 518-828-1792 x106.

Latest News from the Canaan Historical Society

Summer Programs at the Canaan Historical Society


Check out the latest blog from the Hillsdale Historians:

Latest news from the Austerlitz Historical Society

Join Austerlitz Historian Tom Moreland for "The Cannibal of Austerlitz" on Sunday, July 14th at 2 PM!