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House Tour Includes a Founding Family, a Women’s Enclave and Other Historic Homes

Hillsdale’s Historic House Tour returns on Saturday, August 16. This year’s tour is comprised of eight homes on one of Hillsdale’s most picturesque roads. They include the home of the author of “A History of Hillsdale” (1883), three homes that were part of a progressive “women’s enclave,” the summer refuge of a legendary Russian conductor, and several homes that were converted from 19th-century farm buildings. More details here.

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August Newsletter


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a link to the Tax Assessment Roll?
A: The Assessment Roll can be found here

Q: When is the Hillsdale Transfer Station open?
A: Wednesday 7:30 am-12:00 noon and Saturday 7:30 am-4:00 pm.

Q: How do I apply for a building- or zoning-related permit?
A. Contact the Building Department or download.

Q: How do I obtain a NYS Hunting/Fishing License?
A:  For more information click here.

Q: How do I enroll to receive code red calls from Columbia County 911?
A: Sign up for alerts at this county website page.

Q: How do I get tax credits if I restore Historic District property?
A: Historic Hillsdale page is here.

Q: Where can I learn more about the sidewalks grant?
A:  It’s all here.

Q: Where can I find up-to-date info about emergencies?
A: Visit the Columbia County 911 Facebook page.

Q: Where’s the Hamlet Development Plan?
A:  Here’s the PPS plan.

Q: Can I get married in the Roeliff Jansen Park?
A: You bet. Click here.

Upcoming Events

Friday, August 1 - 9:00 am

26th Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Saturday, August 2 - 9:00 am

POP-UP Museum in Park

Saturday, August 2 - 11:30 am

Meet Congressional Candidate Sean Eldridge

Saturday, August 2 - 5:00 pm

The Library Presents Dave Hall 

Saturday, August 9 - 5:00 pm

Help Build the Rail Trail

Sunday, August 10 - 10:00 am

Natural History Outing at Art Omi

Monday, August 11 - 2:00 pm

Learn All About Applying for Medicare at Roe Jan Library

Saturday, August 16 - 11:00 am

Hillsdale Historic House Tour

Saturday, August 16 - 11:00 am

Copake Falls Day

Friday, August 22 - 8:00 am

Friends August Tent Book Sale

Saturday, August 23 - 9:00 am

Corn Fest in Park

Saturday, August 23 - 2:00 pm

Walking the Living Land Outings

Saturday, August 30 - 9:00 am

Artisan Crafters in Park