Historic Homes & Sites
Blue Mountain Lake, New York
Art • History • Science
Adirondack Experience (ADKX) tells fascinating stories about the history, art and culture of the Adirondacks through fun, interactive exhibits. Their open-air campus overlooking Blue Mountain Lake includes 20+ historical and contemporary buildings where you can row an authentic guideboat, break up a log jam or set off a mine charge.
Beacon, New York
Buried on an island in the Hudson, beneath the brittle body of century old castle walls and thin hair of tangled vines, lie Civil War bayonet scabbards and the ashes of Irish linen bed sheets.
Garrison, New York
Historic Home • Garden • Museum
Boscobel is an historic house museum in Garrison, New York, overlooking the Hudson River. The house was built in the early 19th century by States Dyckman.
Hyde Park, New York
Historic Site • Museum • Gardens
Home of Franklin D Roosevelt
The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site preserves the Springwood estate in Hyde Park, New York. Springwood was the birthplace, lifelong home, and burial place of the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt. The National Historic Site was established in 1945. Make sure you check out this cool space while you can. In 2020, it will be closed for numerous construction activities.
Pawling, New York
John Kane House
The John Kane House, also one of several places known as Washington's Headquarters, is located on East Main Street in Pawling, New York, United States. Built in the mid-18th century.
Verplanck, New York
Art & Performance Center
KinoSaito Art Center
KinoSaito is a nonprofit arts center located in the newly renovated former St.Patrick’s Catholic School in Verplanck NY. The center houses two art galleries, an 80 seat theater & performance space, two rotating resident artists’ studios, a classroom, café, and bountiful garden.
Pocantico Hills, New York
Kykuit was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family, beginning with the philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil. His business acumen made him, in his day, the richest man in America. Now a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, this extraordinary landmark has been continuously and meticulously maintained for more than 100 years.
Tarrytown, New York
Mansion • Gardens • Walking Tours
Overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown, New York, is Lyndhurst, one of America’s finest Gothic Revival mansions. Designed in 1838 by Alexander Jackson Davis, its architectural brilliance is complemented by the park-like landscape of the estate and a comprehensive collection of original decorative arts.
Staatsburg, New York
Historic Home • Park
Editor's Pick ★★★★★
Located witin the boundaries of Mills-Norrie State Park, the Mills Mansion (also known as Staatsburgh) was built in 1832. From the exterior, the home resembles similar historic estates in Dutchess County, NY, but a peek inside this stately Beaux Arts mansion illustrates just how distinctive this historic home really is.
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Albany, New York
Historic Site • NYS Government
New York State Capitol
Sitting majestically atop Albany's State Street hill, the New York State Capitol has served as the seat of government for New York since the 1880s. The building is a marvel of late 19th-century architectural grandeur. Under the direction of five architects, the Capitol was built by hand of solid masonry over a period of 32 years.
Hudson, New York
Historic Home • Park
Editor's Pick ★★★★★
Formerly the home of the renowned American landscape painter, Frederick Church, the Olana home and property in Hudson, NY, is now a New York State Historic Site. Guided tours of the Main House are popular, and reservations are recommended. You can leisurely walk through to learn the story of the architecture, art and landscape design of this grand home
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