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Walk slowly, but explore loudly.

The Plattekill Historical Preservation Society was activated in August 2000
by a small group of enthusiasts to provide an opportunity for all
to participate in educational programs, research, documentation
and preservation of the history of our community. 

2024 is Here!

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Join the Plattekill Historical Society on Saturday, March 9th for Native American Stone Structure of the Catskill Mountains program! At this popular event author Glenn Kreisberg will introduce his book Spirits in Stone. This great program will begin at 1 PM at the Plattekill Historical Society/Plattekill Grange building at 127 Church Street. This program is free and open to the public.
FOR more information: 

The Plattekill Grange is all about community and our youth is one focus needed. March 22nd we are hosting a great event with Deb Hanlon. This fundraising gallery - supports Emily Martin's tuition to a special Aerospace Program. For more information ~ click
the image to view.  Our 2024 Speaker Schedule 
CLICK HERE for more information.

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You Spoke. We Listened. 
Here is our premiere newsletter
The Plattekill Dash. Click the image
to view. Our next announcement is a fun interactive membership app - that you will be able to download to your phone and you get history facts and fun right to your phone. Interested in becoming a member?

For more exciting events and monthly schedules - CLICK HERE. Interested in becoming a member? CLICK HERE.

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2024 is our tenth anniversary of being in the Plattekill Grange - for more info on the historic grange CLICK HERE.


Contribute to the maintenance of quality historic standards and documentation; Serve as a source for the exchange of historic information; Help preserve public and private records and artifacts and work to ensure their accessibility for historic purposes; Promote interest in local and family history; Collect and preserve artifacts that document the history of our community. 

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After 14 years without a permanent home, the Plattekill Historical Society has moved into new digs in the old Plattekill Grange No. 923 on Route 32. The volunteer work to renovate the circa-1903 building has been going on for more than a year and is still in progress, but enough of the renovation has been done that the first floor is ready. Click READ MORE for more information.



Part of the mission of the Plattekill Historical Preservation is education and community - to carry forth our local history and preserve for generations to come. As part of that we ave monthly programs and events ~ where you can discover and learn our enriched history of Plattekill. Click READ MORE for the upcoming schedule. 

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Do you have some photos or memorablia from Plattekill (including the Hamlets of the following townships: Ardonia, Clintondale, Modena, New Hurley, and Plattekill?

We are interested in possibly scanning and preserving those amazing pieces of history. 

Click READ MORE for more information.

That the Future may learn from the Past

A place to fall in love with history all over again. Our mission is preserve our local history for generations to come.

Interested in volunteering? Or donating? 

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