Preserve Putnam County
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Supporting preservation of Putnam County, NY’s historic landscapes and buildings through collaborative partnerships.

The Society for the Preservation of Putnam County Antiquities and Greenways, also known as Preserve Putnam County (PPC), is a not-for -profit educational organization established in 1999 to foster preservation of the historic architectural character and natural environment of Putnam County, NY.

Preserve Putnam works with non-profit organizations and government agencies that are engaged in activities that foster preservation of the built, natural and historic environments. [ see Links ] PPC encourages the granting of restrictive easements and maintenance and restoration of historic dwellings, buildings and architecturally significant properties of Putnam County, New York in furtherance of such charitable and educational purposes.

Through its public programs and historic preservation activities,  PPC strives to ensure  access to our County’s historic resources and valuable greenspaces for generations to come.

In addition, Preserve Putnam County has developed online historic collections and  exhibits made available for general use via its website.



December, 2011
The Whipple-Feely Chapel gets a new steeple thanks to the efforts of many dedicated individuals and craftspeople. read more


The vintage postcards presented in Carmel portray the elegant Putnam County Courthouse, a national historic landmark; the picturesque lake and agricultural pursuits; the corner dam and watershed development; Drew Seminary and other local institutions; the days of steam trains and Model Ts; and the community’s eventual suburbanization. This beautiful and informative book is available for purchase on


site design by:

Society for the Preservation of Putnam County Antiquities and Greenways, Inc.


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