"Supporting Rhinebeck History"

Founded in 1967 through the efforts of Dewitt Gurnell, the society seeks to preserve the history and character of the village and town of Rhinebeck. 


The Rhinebeck Historical Society archives is a treasure trove of exciting history.  It consists of records dating back to the 1700's, including books, pictures, maps, letters, and diaries. The catalog of the archived materials can be viewed through this website.  

Rhinebeck Historical Society 
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If you have questions for the Archivist,  email Mike Frazier at 

​or ​write to him at 

​​Rhinebeck Historical Society
PO Box 291
Rhinebeck, NY  12572​​

or call


Donations Appreciated
Volunteers play a big role in our organization.
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We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.