Street Address
124 Union Avenue
Peekskill, NY 10566
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 84
Peekskill, NY 10566
phone: 914-736-0473
e-mail: Info@peekskillmuseum.org
web: www.PeekskillMuseum.org
Hours
May through December
Saturday1 PM - 3 PM
Admissions
$2.00 adults
$1.00 children
Members Free
Museum Type(s)
Services
Gift Shop
Staff
Lorman Augustowski, President
phone: 914-736-0473
John Curran, City of Peekskill Historian
phone: 914-736-0473
Doug Macduff, Webmaster Peekskill Museum
phone: 330-337-7519

Description

Artifact collections: cast iron stoves of 1800s, maps, documents, paintings Research collections: Former Peekskill Evening Star newspaper catalogue of photographic negatives 1937-1970. Services: Handicap accessible ramp

Mission

Collect and preserve artifacts, objects, publications, documents, photographs and other items related to Peekskill's History from earliest settlement to the present Maintenance of a research collection of past and current literature on Peekskill's history. Preserve and maintain the Herrick House as an example of 19th Century domestic architecture.

History

The Herrick House is now the Peekskill Museum. Dwight Stiles Herrick had this famous Victorian home built. The city historian office is housed in the museum.

Artifacts Collections

arrowheads and more.

Research Collections

Herrick Genealogy

Governance

John Curran, City Historian

Library

Access: Members

Appointment required: Yes

Services

Gift Shop