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ABOUT US

The Plattekill Historical Society was formed 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. Our mission is to: 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 an interest in local and family history; Collect and preserve artifacts that document the history of our community.

OUR VISION

WHAT WE DO

OUR NEWSLETTER

The Plattekill Historical Society was formed 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.

OUR COMMUNITY

We are all local families and individuals that have ancestry ties to Plattekill. We are here to help people discover and mentor and preserve our great local history. 

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 an interest in local and family history; Collect and preserve artifacts that document the history of our community.

OUR SOCIAL

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PLATTEKILL 1853 MAP

Plattekill is a town in Ulster CountyNew York, United States. The population was 10,499 at the 2010 census. The name is derived from a stream, the Platte Kill.

The town of Plattekill is in the southeastern part of the county, immediately north of the town of Newburgh. The five official hamlets in the town are Ardonia, Clintondale, Modena, New Hurley, and Plattekill.

 

The area was settled by whites early in the 18th century, and the town was established in 1800 from part of the town of Marlborough.

The Reformed Dutch Church of New Hurley was built in the 1830s, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. The Shuart-Van Orden Stone House was built in 1740 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[3]

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Renae Martin

Director

Owner, Wedding Officiant

Lillie Rae Botanicals

Former

Ulster County Business Person of the Year

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John Werlau

Director

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Kristi "Kiki" Klag

Director

General Manager

Highland

Prime Storage

The Plattekill Historical  Leadership

To contact, the Plattekill Historical Preservation Society Leadership, CLICK HERE>

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Jami L. Anson

President

Director of Events & Corporate Relations,

Walkway Over the Hudson

Executive Board Member

People's Place

Board Director

Angel Food East

Former Boards

Highland Educational Foundation, Hudson Valley Rail Trail

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Libbie Werlau

Historian/Secretary 

Renown Author

Historian

Town of Plattekill HIstorian

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Maryanne Martinez

Co-Vice President

Retired

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Linda Chick

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Ish Martinez

Historian/Treasurer

Historian, Treasurer

Renown Author

Retired, Former System Engineer 

Verizon

Former Software Engineer IBM

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William Farrell

Director/Building Chair

President

Plattekill Public Library

Former President

Southern Ulster Rotary Club

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Lynne Alousia

Director

Retired

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Judy Golden

Director

Retired

French Books

PHPS welcomes the Town of Plattekill's Historic Collection Office to the Plattekill Grange

As part of our mission to preserve local history - we welcome Town
of Plattekill's Historian Libbie Werlau and the Town of Plattekill's Historic Records & Items to housed in a private secure office
at the Plattekill Grange. The office is appointment hours only.

 Town Historian: Elizabeth Werlau,

P.O.Box 45, Modena, NY 12548, (845-883-7331 ext. 16)  

historiantop@yahoo.com

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