Become a Member

Founded in 2016, the Friends of East Gate promotes an active interest in the history of transportation in New York State and particularly the development of the Columbia Turnpike.

Become a member to support our commitment to restore the old East Gate Toll House, a national landmark and symbol of America’s early economic development.

What are the Benefits of Membership?

  • Subscription to an ongoing newsletter, announcing news, upcoming lectures, events and activities and promoting FoEG business.
  • A 10% discount on books and items available through The Roeliff Jansen Historical Society located in Copake Falls, NY.
  • Invitations to special events and tours that exhibit our historical heritage.



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