Hudson Valley History
The best historical sites in the Hudson Valley. Will include times and days open and admission if applicable.
The Hudson Valley has many historical sites throughout its area. The following are six of the best sites to tour. Days and times open and if admission is necessary are mentioned.
THE BULL STONE HOUSE 845-496-BULL
183 county route 51, Campbell Hall 10916
-private homestead built by William Bull in 1722
-family museum presents 10 generations living in America.
-slave quarters, Indian lookout and root cellar are just some of the sites.
Open by appointment
CONSTITUTION ISLAND 845-446-8676
U.S. Military Academy, West Point 10996
-guided tours of Revolutionary War forts
-boat ride to and from island
-17 room Warner House
Open from June 1-Sept
Call for tour
GOMEZ MILL HOUSE 845-236-3126
11 Millhouse Road, Marlboro 12542
-Oldest manor house in Orange County
-earliest Jewish residence in America
-1714 Mill House, ice house, root cellar and dam are some of the sites.
Open from April-October
Call for hours
HISTORIC WARWICK VILLAGE 845-986-2720
-many historical buildings including the first home built in Warwick
-specialty shops, antiques, crafts and art
Open July and August, Tues & Sat, 2-4:30
THE LAST ENCAMPMENT OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY
Route 300, Vails Gate 12584 845-561-5073
-national military park
-new Freedom Appreciation Trail
-actual campground from 1782
Open Thurs-Sat 12-4:30, Sun 1-4, April to October
MUSEUM VILLAGE 845-782-8247
Route 17M, Monroe 10950
-largest living history museum in NYS
-demonstrations and exhibits by costumed villagers
-special events related to 19th century life
Open from May-October, Wed-Sun 11-5
Open from Nov-Dec on weekends or by appointment