Chatham Village Historical Society

Saving the charm that’s Chatham

Chatham Village Historical Society is a community-led, not-for-profit organization based in the village of Chatham, New York. Our goal is to safeguard and maintain the rich history of the village of Chatham to educate and entertain our local community, preserving and at the same time celebrating the past and modern achievements of our village.

Our Mission:

•  promote understanding of Chatham village history and heritage              

•  preserve the art, documents, and architecture of Chatham village      

•  collect, maintain, and preserve a library of history resources                         

•  establish a village museum in Chatham village, New York

All About CVHS

Learn about Chatham Village Historical Society, our goals, and activities. We are a community-led, volunteer organization in Chatham, NY.

Blinn-Pulver Farmhouse

Learn about the history of the Blinn-Pulver Farmhouse, an 1814 brick house which will eventually house the CVHS museum.

Our Collections

Learn about the items, artifacts, and structures of local historic interest owned and maintained by Chatham Village Historical Society.

Chatham Village Historical Society, Chatham NY


Chatham Village Historical Society has held walking tours, historical presentations, and has published several books on topics related to local history, in addition to maintaining an active social media presence.


Chatham Village Historical Society is dedicated to maintaining the historical record of Chatham village, New York. Our goal is to preserve and share the rich history of the village of Chatham with the community.


Chatham Village Historical Society is proud to have and continue to attend numerous community events, support community charities, and help support the development of a healthy, educated community.


Some of our favorite resources for exploring the history of the village of Chatham, and Columbia County, New York include:

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