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400 Jay St. (Rt. 22) Katonah, NY 10536

John Jay was one of America’s Founding Fathers—he was also President of the Continental Congress, U.S. Secretary for Foreign Affairs, first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and the second governor of New York State. Construction started on his home in 1799 and Jay moved there in 1801. Today the historic site sits on 62 acres, which feature 19-century farm buildings and formal gardens.

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897 South Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10550, USA

An 18th-century church that was used as a military hospital during the Revolutionary War.

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2110 New South Post Rd West Point, New York

The oldest military museum in the country, collections include items related to the history of the U.S. Army, the history of warfare, as well as displays of large and small weapons. Admission is free.

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134 Jay Street Route 22 Katonah, NY 10536

A non-collecting museum offering a series of changing exhibitions, community programs, lectures, workshops, and concerts.

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51 NY-100, Katonah, NY 10536, USA

Early-1900s interpretive farm with dairy barn, milk house, ice house, and blacksmith shop.  Visit to experience family programs, art exhibits, and hiking.

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87 Clermont Avenue, Germantown, NY 12526, USA

The original Clermont mansion was built around 1740 and burned to the ground in 1777, as punishment for supporting the rebels during the American Revolution. Martha Livingston rebuilt the home during the Revolution. Her son, the home’s most famous resident, was Robert R. Livingston, Jr., Founding Father of the United States.  The gardens and home have views of the Hudson River.

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1 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY 12553, USA

A 500-acre sculpture park with over 100 works of art, including pieces by Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Sol LeWitt, Maya Lin and more.

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60 Manor Avenue, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

Designed by Frank Gehry, the performance space showcases theater, dance, and musicians from around the world.

 

Photo Credit: Peter Aaron ’68/Esto

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1601 Route 9D, Garrison, NY 10524, USA

A Neoclassical mansion built between 1804-1809, situated on 68 acres. Offers beautiful views of the Hudson River.

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138 Mills Mansion 1 Rd, Staatsburg, NY 12580, USA

The country home of Ogden Mills and his wife Ruth Livingston Mills, the couple renovated the estate in the 1890s to create a Beaux-Arts mansion of 65 rooms and 14 bathrooms.

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5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY 12534, USA

Home of Hudson River School painter Frederick Edwin Church. The Victorian-style mansion was built in 1872 and has expansive views.

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1 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY 10580, USA

There are only about 100 wooden roller coasters in the United States, and Rye Playland is home to one of them. In operation since 1928, the park has both kiddie rides and thrill rides, as well as a boardwalk, beach, and pool area.

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3 Beekman Street, Beacon, NY, USA

A contemporary art museum located in a 300,000-square-foot former industrial building on the Hudson River.  The museum showcases artists of the last half-century, including Blinky Palermo, Dan Flavin, Sol LeWitt, Andy Warhol, Anges Martin, and more.

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218 Spring Street, Catskill, NY 12414, USA

Thomas Cole, the founder of the Hudson River School of painting, lived and worked in this home from 1833-1848.

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330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck, NY, USA

Queen Anne mansion and Calvert Vaux-designed landscape built in 1852.

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735 Anderson Hill Road Purchase, NY 10577-1400

Modern, contemporary, and African art museum with a permanent collection of over 6,000 pieces.

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Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY, Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, NY 10577

A theatre complex located on the campus of SUNY Purchase College.

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29 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, New York, USA

Home of Frederick Philipse III and his family.  Historical highlights include its 18th-century  Georgian architecture and a rare 1750s papier-mâché Rococo ceiling.

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776 River Rd, Red Hook, NY 12571, USA

Nearly two miles of trails and romantic vistas designed by Hans Jacob Ehlers. It’s called Poets’ Walk in honor of Washington Irving and other authors who reportedly walked here.

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4097 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538, USA

The only National Historic Site dedicated to a First Lady. Tour the cottage, gardens, and grounds on the site.

Photo Credit: NPS/Bill Urbin

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