Ways to Give

Online Donation





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Each donation button listed will take you to a paypal account donation form.  After inserting the amount, please specify  in the note section the specific name of your donation for a Memorial, Event, Project, New Home, or other purpose.


Donation If you would like to set up a donation for a specific memorial fund or project please call the Beacon Historical Socieity.
The Historical Society that preserves the Past relies on the community of Volunteers and Donors that ensure its Future


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Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees.  If your company offers a matching gift, please fill out the company form and send it to:

Beacon Historical Society

P.O. Box 89

Beacon, NY 12508

Email: Info@BeaconHistorical.org


Donate Items

We welcome donations of letters, diaries, scrapbooks, postcards, photographs, paintings and drawings, needlework, clothing, business records, organizational records, etc. etc. that have a clear connection to the history or people of Beacon, Fishkill Landing, Matteawan.


We are also willing to scan and include in our archival or photographic databases items that you may wish to keep but which have historical value and interest to people researching Beacon's history or their family genealogies.


The BHS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and gifts are tax-deductible; however, the BHS cannot provide appraisals.

If you wish to donate an item to the Historical Society, please contact us at info@beaconhistorical.org.  Our Collections Policy is available for review at the Beacon Historical Society office, 477 Main Street.


Some things to consider when donating items:


  • Does it have a connection to Beacon, Fishkill Landing, or Matteawan?
  • Do you have clear title?
  • Is it adequately documented?
  • Does BHS have the space in which to exhibit or store it?
  • If you would like to donate an item, please fill out the downloadable Donation Form.

Historical Item Donation Form



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P. O. Box 89

17 South Ave.

Beacon, NY 12508



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