• 9 Ten Broeck Place, Albany, NY 12201
  • (518) 436-9826

Ten Broeck Mansion

Home of the Albany County Historical Association

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Membership & Support

The Albany County Historical Association is a hands-on organization open to anyone, regardless of place of residence, with an interest in historic preservation. All we ask is that you consider attending some of our events, lending a volunteer hand from time to time, and contributing a nominal sum in support of the many restoration and activity programs of the Ten Broeck Mansion.


Our tour hours are
May - October (on the hour)

For other dates, please call or email for appt.

Thursday & Friday: 10am - 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: 1pm - 4pm


General: $5
Students & Seniors: $4
Children 12 & under: $3
Member admission: free

A Book Makes a Great Gift!

People of Albany: The First 200 Years by Peter J. Hess
Did you know that Jamestown, Virginia was the earliest English settlement but Jamestown was abandoned in 1699 making Dutch Albany the oldest continuous European settlement in the original thirteen English colonies?


Welcome to Ten Broeck Mansion

Albany County Historical Association was founded in 1945. It is a private, not-for-profit educational corporation headquartered at the historic Ten Broeck Mansion in the Arbor Hill neighborhood of the city of Albany, New York. The mission of the ACHA is to preserve, present, and promote the rich history and culture of Albany County.

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Upcoming Events

ACHA Annual Meeting

Dear Albany County Historical Association Member,

At the direction of the Board of Trustees of the Albany County Historical Association, I am writing to inform you that the Annual Meeting of the Members of the Association will be held at 4:30 p.m. on June 9, 2016. The purpose of this meeting is to elect Officers and Trustees, to receive reports of the Officers and Committees, and for transacting any other business that may arise.

The Nominating Committee, composed of Worth Gretter, Maeve McEneny, Karl Felsen, Mary Zawacki, and Ben Bayly has nominated the following persons for Trustee (Class of 2019.)

Marcia Mahoney, Michael Maloney, Matt Hamm, Benjamin Bayly, Eric Zenker, and Brian Onofry.

Trustees re-nominated to serve an additional three-year term:

Jennifer Dorsey, Karl Felsen, Jay Jakovic, Donna Passaretti, and Arlene Way.

Officers nominated to serve a one-year term:

President: Jennifer Dorsey

First Vice President: Paula Hemmings

Second Vice President: Joanne Justice

Treasurer: Wendy Burch

Secretary: Worth Gretter

The meeting will be held at The University Club, 141 Washington Ave, Albany, New York. Following the meeting will be a reception and meet and greet with our new Board Trustees. The cost of the reception is $20.00 and includes hors d’oeuvres, cash bar will be available. If you’d like to attend the reception Please R.S.V.P. by June 6th.


Worth Gretter


Albany Archeology Field School

A unique learning experience in the heart of Albany

July 11-15, 2016 daily 8am-3pm. Open to all students in the Capital District entering 6th-10th grade.

Join a team of professional archaeologists from Hartgen Archeological Association, Inc. as they explore the Thomas Elkin's Residence. Elkins was a 19th Century dentist, abolitionist, inventor, and world traveler. The archeological field school provides students the opportunity to learn the scientific techniques of archeological excavation, artifact cataloging, site survey, and mounting exhibits. This five-day curriculum delves into the entire archeological process from hypothesis building to dissemination of scientific results. Campers will also get a "behind the scenes" tour of the New York State Museum and present their findings at an open house at the conclusion of the field school.

Print out our application HERE

For more information contact Jillian Altenburg at jillian@tenbroeckmansion.org or 518-436-9826. Applications and deposits are due by June 10. Scholarships are available. Payment may be made online below, or by check to: Albany County Historical Association, 9 Ten Broeck Place Albany, NY 12210

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