About Us

The Piermont Historical Society is a dynamic organization ensuring that the unique history of the Village is passed down through generations of residents and shared with all of those who have an interest in this beautiful Hudson Valley.

The mission of the PHS is to preserve and protect the integrity of Piermont’s architecture, history and cultural heritage and to celebrate the history of Piermont. The vision of the Society is to make the history of Piermont a common narrative in the Village and beyond.

Barbara Scheulen


Bruce Tucker


Stephen Kulovits


Lola Esnard

Correspondence Secretary

Betsy Franco Feeney

Board Member

Dan Sherman

Board Member


Board Member Emeritus

Sylvia Welch

Board Member Emeritus


The Piermont Historical Society is proud of our many accomplishments due to the support of members, volunteers and participants.

  • In 2007, PHS received the Rockland County Historic Preservation Merit Award for its restoration of the Station.
  • In 2008, the station was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • In 2012, PHS created the Rockland Road Bridge Historic District, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • In 2014, the PHS converted the Station into a Museum exhibiting the history of Piermont. More than 1,000 people have visited the Museum due to the dedication of our volunteer docents.
  • In 2015, the PHS was honored by the Friends of the Orangetown Museum for Keeping History Alive.
  • In 2015, the PHS created a video to honor Piermont’s role in WWII. The film features residents of Piermont who shared their cherished memories.
  • In 2016, the PHS created a video to pay tribute to the Village’s industrial past.
  • In 2015-2016, the PHS received a grant from “I Love NY” and Rockland Tourism to update the guide for our walking tour. Preview the Tour here. Download the Tour here.
  • In 2016, we partnered with The Piermont Chamber of Commerce and the Piermont Civic Association to create new historical signage in the Village.
  • In 2016, we began work on our new website giving us an opportunity to share our rich history and to grow.

All of this takes time and commitment. If you would like to join us in our efforts, please consider becoming a member of The Piermont Historical Society, volunteering or making a donation. Learn More.