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History Links

The following organizations offer a variety of resources for the public, from archival collections to museum exhibits to special programs.

The Dutchess County Historical Society website offers online exhibits, the society holds collections relating to all aspects of Dutchess County life, 1683-present

Market and Main, a project of the Adriance Library Local History Room, this online portal offers postcard and photographic view of Poughkeepsie with links to other material.

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library and Museum, the first presidential library, holding papers related to Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt. The museum features an award-winning in-depth exhibit covering their lives.

Dutchess Tourism, the official tourism agency for Dutchess County, with information on historic sites, activities, restaurants, and lodging.

Hudson River Valley Heritage, an online archive featuring images and primary source material for communities throughout Dutchess County and the Hudson Region.

Office of State History, the New York State Historian’s resource page listing events, history community news, the state chartering office, and other items of interest to New York historians.