You can support the Historical Society by becoming a member or by making a gift. Your transaction is always secure.
Become a Member
Member benefits include online access to all DCHS Yearbooks since 1914.
- Access to the “Member’s-only” section of the Society’s website, dchsny.org, including the 3 most recent Yearbooks or a printed copy of the current yearbook.
- Invitation to the DCHS Annual Meeting, held in April, with voting privileges.
- Advanced email notifications of new and upcoming historical research.
Make a Gift
Your gift is critical to preserving the legacy of Dutchess County. With your help, we can ensure that future generations will have access to the same treasure-trove of stories and artifacts that we preserve at DCHS today. All donations support the programs, professional archives and exhibitions of DCHS and are tax-deductible in accordance with state and federal laws.
Your support allows us to operate professional archives, and interpret and share our history.
Checks can be mailed to DCHS at:
Dutchess County Historical Society
6282 Route 9
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Please write “donation” in the memo line.
Through Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley
DCHS relies on the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley to assist with such transfers. The form and CFHV contact information can be found by clicking below. Be sure to clearly indicate the Dutchess County Historical Society in distribution section. Thank you so much!