History

Here in the Hudson River Valley, historic sites are a ubiquitous part of the Dutchess County Landscape. Not only can you step back in time, you can choose which time -- pre-Revolutionary war, early Quaker days, the Gilded Age, or the early 20th century and the era of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

 

 

Travel Itineraries

Spotlights

David Rocco co-authors the book "The Indestructible Man" About Dixie Kiefer A new book about a little-known hero of World War II—and one with strong ties to this area—has just been published by local writer David Rocco. Rocco has recently co-authored the book “The... Read More »
Enjoy the "Roosevelt Ride" Free Shuttle Service: the Easy Way to See Historic Hyde Park Now through October 31, 2017 There’s so much to see and do in Hyde Park, and the National Park Service and Metro-North Railroad make it easy for you. Spend a day at the any of the four Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic... Read More »
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Events

Tuesday, Sep 26th, 2017 - 7:00 pm- 8:00 pm - Decoding the Past: Treasures from Dutchess County History in Beacon Read More »
Wednesday, Sep 27th, 2017 - 10:30 am- 4:00 pm - Clermont State Historic Site - Katharine Livingston Timpson: The Woman Who Gave Up Clermont Read More »
Thursday, Sep 28th, 2017 - 10:30 am- 4:00 pm - Clermont State Historic Site - Katharine Livingston Timpson: The Woman Who Gave Up Clermont Read More »
Friday, Sep 29th, 2017 - 10:30 am- 4:00 pm - Clermont State Historic Site - Katharine Livingston Timpson: The Woman Who Gave Up Clermont Read More »
Friday, Sep 29th, 2017 - 6:00 pm - Bannerman Island Guided Tour & Hike to the Summit Read More »

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