Cultural Institutions

Cultural Institutions

Columbia County

Brief Description of the county

Columbia County is in the eastern part of New York State, southeast of Albany and immediately west of the Massachusetts border. The western border is the Hudson River.

Whether you are a firefighter on a pilgrimage to the Museum for the first time, a family looking for a fascinating daytrip or a student of history whose interest has been piqued by the fire service, the FASNY Museum of Firefighting strives to...

The mission of the Germantown Library is to maintain and improve the quality of life for all citizens of the community by providing resources that enhance and contribute to individual knowledge, enlightenment and enjoyment in the most efficient...

The mission of the Hudson Area Association Library is to enrich the quality of life in the chartered service area by providing educational, recreational, aesthetic, cultural and informational programs, services, and materials to all our citizens...

The Kinderhook Memorial Library serves to enrich the quality of life for a diverse and growing constituency of all ages by providing resources and services which contribute to individual literacy, education and entertainment.

New Lebanon was the headquarters of the Shakers, site of the first pharmaceutical manufacturer in America (The Tilden Company), home of the famous healing Warm Springs visited by many 19th-century celebrities, and the location where Jesse Torrey...

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