About Us

The Historical Society of Rockland County is a nonprofit educational institution and principal repository for original documents and artifacts relating to Rockland County. Its mission is to acquire, preserve, and exhibit objects, buildings, and sites that reflect the history of Rockland County and the Lower Hudson Valley and to research, document, promote, and publicize the county’s rich historical heritage for the people of Rockland.


The HSRC’s headquarters at 20 Zukor Road, New City, NY, consist of a four-acre site featuring the 7,200 square foot History Center; the historic Jacob Blauvelt House; and the post-and-beam Historic Barn and Carriage House.


March-May 2020 - Coronavirus Response


To help keep everyone safe during the current COVID-19 outbreak, the Historical Society's Jacob Blauvelt House, History Center Museum, and administrative offices are CLOSED to the public until further notice. Up-to-date information about cancellation orpostponement of Historical Society programs is available on our website at www.RocklandHistory.org.

Although the facilities are closed, staff is available to help if you have questions or concerns. We will be checking the voicemail regularly at (845) 634-9629, so please leave a message. Or email us at info@rocklandhistory.org. We will respond as soon as we can.


Stay safe & healthy!