Membership & Donations

Join us in our mission to protect and share the history of Dutchess County and its fascinating variety of people, places and events.

Your membership allows us to:

Maintain our 18th century historic home in the county seat of Poughkeepsie
Provide curatorial care for a significant photo, object and document collection
Sponsor tours, study trips, lectures, seminars, and workshops
Hold an annual gala dinner to honor distinguished service to history and the community
Advocate for landmark preservation
Operate the Franklin A. Butts Research Library
Offer programs to enhance the teaching of history in elementary and secondary classrooms
Create exhibits for public occasions and spaces
Provide volunteer and internship opportunities
Publish an annual year book presenting the latest in local history scholarship

Our membership levels and benefits:

Millennial Circle ($1,000) All benefits listed below plus two tickets to the Gala Awards Dinner
Sponsor ($500) All benefits listed below plus two tickets to Living With History Series
Patron ($250) All benefits listed below plus a ticket to Living With History Series
Sustaining ($100) All benefits listed below plus listing in annual awards dinner program
Family/ Contributor ($50) Includes free library access, annual year book, and invitations to programs and events
Individual ($35) Includes free library access, annual year book, and invitations to programs and events
Associate ($20) Includes all benefits of Individual Membership including the Yearbook, but is available only to those who already support their local Dutchess County Historical Society or Organization.

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