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Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives

Mary Cardenas, Museum Director & Town Historian

Elizabeth Skrabonja, Curator

The Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives
196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg, NY 10962
Tel: (845) 398-1302 


U p c o m i n g    E v e n t s



At the DePew House

196 Chief Bill Harris Way, (formerly Blaisdell Road) Orangeburg NY


HOURS: Tuesdays 10 – 2 pm, Sundays 1 – 4 pm

Admission: your donation, Exhibit closing November 16th

Showcasing how we remember our past



At the Historic Salyer House

213 Blue Hill Road, Pearl River, NY




Together with the Tappan Reformed Church, an afternoon with Sinterklass and reflection on Orangetown’s Dutch heritage at our historic home.

Admission is free: donations accepted


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Orangetown Crier Fall 2014
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The Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives was founded in 1992 in order to acquire, preserve and exhibit objects which reflect primarily the history of the Town of Orangetown. The Museum’s additional but not lesser mission is to document, research, promote and publicize the rich historical heritage of the town for the people of Orangetown


The museum is housed in two distinct buildings bearing Dutch sandstone features indicative of the area. The historic SALYER HOUSE at 213 Blue Hill Road in Pearl River, New York is the Museum’s first home and since 2003 has been listed on the register of Historic Places. On view at the Salyer House is a permanent exhibit in three parts: A Spy in Our Midst – Maj. John Andre, Our Dutch Sandstone Houses and At Home in Orangetown.  The DEPEW HOUSE at 196 Chief Bill Harris Way in Orangeburg, New York houses the Museum’s archives and offices. Currently on exhibit; Our Lives in Their Hands – Fire, Police & Emergency Services of Orangetown. Exhibition hours: Tuesdays 10 – 2, Sundays, 1 – 4, donations accepted, tours by appointment. For further information please call: (845) 398-1302.