Cultural Institutions

Cultural Institutions

Putnam County

Brief Description of the county

Putnam County is included in the New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.  Putnam County is situated in the southeastern part of New York State, between the Hudson River on its west and the New York-Connecticut border on its east.

The Historian’s collection consists of non-governmental historic documents and records, maps, photos, oral history and video recordings, and pamphlets and booklets. Display panels relating to Putnam County’s history have been developed by the...

The Patterson Library is a vital part of the Patterson, NY community serving over 70,000 visitors per year. They offer a diverse collection of over 25,000 items on their shelves including reference materials, fiction & non fiction books for...

The mission of the Putnam History Museum is to collect, preserve, interpret, and present the history of Putnam County, Philipstown, the West Point Foundry, and the Hudson Highlands. Through exhibitions, programs, and events, the museum uses its...

A member of the Mid-Hudson Library System, the mission of the Putnam Valley Library, through a broad selection of services, programs and resources, to provide all town residents and organizations with a gateway to personal enrichment, global...

The Society was chartered April 26, 1968 by the Board of Regents and develops programs and exhibits about the Town, its people, buildings and specific events, which contributed to our culture and history. Our growing collection of photos,...

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