The only National Historic Site dedicated to a First Lady. Tour the cottage, gardens, and grounds on the site.
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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.
Located on the former Pocantico Hills and Rockwood Hall country estates of John D. Rockefeller family and William Rockefeller, the park offers 55 miles of carriage roads for walking, hiking, carriage driving, and cross-country skiing.
Home of Frederick Philipse III and his family. Historical highlights include its 18th-century Georgian architecture and a rare 1750s papier-mâché Rococo ceiling.
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.
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.
The home of America’s only 4-term president, known as “Springwood”, as well as the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum. There are guided tour of the home, and 300 acres with gardens and trails to explore.
The estate is a masterpiece of American Beaux-Arts design and an example of America’s Gilded Age. It sits on 200 acres with Hudson River views and formal gardens.