Cultural Institutions

Cultural Institutions

Ulster County

Brief Description of the county

Ulster County is in the southeast part of New York State, south of Albany, immediately west of the Hudson River. Much of the county is within the Catskill Mountains and the Shawangunk Ridge.  Ulster County lies in the state's Mid-Hudson Region of the Hudson Valley and comprises the Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the New York-Newark, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area.

The Century House Historical Society presents and preserves information about the Cement industry, the related D&H Canal and railroads, local history, business documents, photographs, geological information, and much more.

Cragsmoor Free Library is a member library in the Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS). They provide a variety of educational resources and inforamtion about recreation in the area.

The mission of the Ellenville Public Library & Museum is to provide resources, services and public programming of the highest possible quality to meet the ongoing informational, educational, cultural and recreational needs of our broadly...

In addition to an impressive collection typical of most college town libraries, Elting's Haviland Heidgerd Historical Collection features ""house books"" that detail the history of local homes and buildings, including historic structures. Rumors...

The mission of the Gardiner Library is to provide materials and services to meet the educational, cultural, and social needs of our growing community. The library facilitates personal and professional enrichment, internet access, and provides a...