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LOCAL HISTORY AND GENEALOGY RESOURCES

FOR THE TOWN OF ROSENDALE

and SURROUNDING AREAS

 

CENTURY HOUSE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

            688 Route 213 / P.0. Box 150

            Rosendale, NY  12472-0150

            Telephone: 845-658-9900       Fax: 845-658-9277

Website: www.centuryhouse.org         Email: mail@centuryhouse.org

            Website for Walter Williams’ stories of Rosendale: centuryhouse.org/?page_id=291

 

DELAWARE AND HUDSON CANAL MUSEUM

            D&H Canal Historical Society              

P.O. Box 23

High Falls, NY  12440

Telephone: 845-687-2000

Website: www.canalmuseum.org

Email: info@canalmuseum.org

 

ELTING MEMORIAL LIBRARY/HAVILAND-HEIDGERD HISTORICAL COLLECTION

             Carol A. Johnson                                     

            93 Main St., New Paltz, NY 12561

            Telephone: 845-255-5030

            Website: www.eltinglibrary.org/hhhc/

Email: haviland-heidgerd@yahoo.com

 

ESOPUS HISTORIAN

 Dan Terpening



PO Box 200, Port Ewen, NY  12466

Telephone: 845-331-4858      Email: danterpening@gmail.com

 

HOPE FARM PRESS (Publisher of New York regional history)

            Website: www.hopefarm.com                       

            Rosendale cemeteries: www.hopefarm.com/rosencem.htm

            Email: hopefarm@hopefarm.com

 

HUDSON RIVER VALLEY HERITAGE HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS

            Of particular interest is the Kingston Daily Freeman (1895, 1903-1912)

            Website: news.hrvh.org

 

HUGUENOT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

            88 Huguenot St.

            New Paltz, NY  12561

             (library open by appointment only)

            Telephone: 845-255-1660 

Website: www.huguenotstreet.org                

            Email: library@huguenotstreet.org

 

HURLEY HERITAGE SOCIETY

            Gail Whistance
P.O. Box 1661, Hurley, NY 12443                                                 

Telephone: 845-338-1661  Website: www.hurleyheritagesociety.org/

Email: info@hurleyheritagesociety.com

 

KINGSTON AREA LIBRARY (County Reference Center)

            Marilyn Beichert Powers Local History Room

Kingston Library

55 Franklin St.

            Kingston, NY  12401

Telephone: 845-331-0988

            History Room Website: http://www.kingstonlibrary.org/historyroom.php

            Email: localhistory@kingstonlibrary.org       

 

OLD FULTON COUNTY NY POSTCARDS

Extensive searchable database of old New York State newspapers, including the Kingston papers.          

Website: http://fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html

 

REFORMED PROTESTANT DUTCH CHURCH (Kingston)

            P.O. Box 3006

            Kingston, NY  12402

Website for Burial, Marriage and Birth records: http://www.olddutchchurch.org  

Click on “Museum” and then “Genealogy”.

 

ROSENDALE LIBRARY LOCAL HISTORY COLLECTION

             PO Box 482 / 264 Main St., Rosendale, NY  12472  Telephone: 845-658-9013

Website: rosendalelibrary.org

Email: rosendalelibrary@hvi.net (att: Linda)

 

ROSENDALE TOWN CLERK

            Mandy Donald, Rosendale Town Hall

1915 Lucas Ave./ P.O. Box 423

            Cottekill, NY   12419

Telephone: 845-658-3159

Email: rosendaletownclerk@yahoo.com

            Town of Rosendale Website: www.townofrosendale.com

 

ROSENDALE TOWN HISTORIAN

            Bill Brooks    Telephone: 914-388-0845 (cell)

       658-9649 (home)

Email address:  picklelady16@yahoo.com

 

ULSTER COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

P.O. Box 536, 11 Main St.

Hurley, NY  12443

Telephone: 845-331-2556

Website: www.ucgsny.org       

           

ULSTER COUNTY HISTORIAN

            Geoffrey Miller

            Telephone: 845-340-3633

            Website: www.ulstercountyny.gov/historian 

 

ULSTER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

            Administrator:  Suzanne Hausberg

            Physical location: 2682 Route 209, Kingston, NY     (Open May-Oct. Sat. & Sun. 11-5PM)

            Mailing address:          Ulster County Historical Society,

            PO Box 279, Stone Ridge, NY 

            12484-0279

            Telephone: 845-338-5614

Website: ulstercountyhs.org               

Email: UCHSdirector@gmail.com

 

Associate Historian for Ulster Co. Historical Society-- for genealogical searches

Audrey Klinkenberg

22 Louis Ave.

Saugerties, NY   12477    

Telephone: 845-246-8329  

Email: genie2@hvc.rr.com