Dutchess County Historical Society collects, preserves and promotes the county's history to educate and engage both present and future generations. We look forward to serving your needs and interests through our collections and research library, our programs and events, our publications and member benefits, and our volunteer and school resource opportunities. Welcome! 


Contact us
Hours Tue - Thurs. 10-3
Wed., Fri 10-3
845 471-1630
Wednesday, June 11  7:30 am
The Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel
Come Celebrate with us our 100th Birthday along with other businesses  that are of that vintage in  Dutchess County.  Mary Kay Vrba, Executive Director of Dutchess County Tourism,  will speak on the relevance of our historic sites to our economy.  
Our co-partner in this event is the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce  Please make your reservations by GOING TO THEIR
Web Site: www.dcrcoc.org 











Past Events
  • Saturday, October 19th, 2013 Road Rallye !:00
  •  Starting at:LaGrange Plaza (A&P), 1643 Route 82,Lagrangeville(Arthursburg), NY 12540

DCHS & Vassar College present:

(please click for the tour)