Landmarks


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Bannerman’s Castle

Bannerman’s Castle sits on Pollepel Island in the Hudson River, north of Croton-Harmon.The structure is named after Francis Bannerman VI, a munitions dealer who bought…

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Bannerman's Castle

FDR National Historic Site

In Hyde Park, the Home of Franklin Delano Roosevelt National Historic Site includes the 32nd U.S. President's home, as well as the presidential library and…

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FDR National Historic Site

Kingston Stockade District

The Kingston Stockade District first settled in 1652, you'll find new restaurants, bars and shops amid American architecture spanning four centuries. Walking tours highlight the…

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Kingston Stockade District

Lyndhurst Mansion

The Lyndhurst Mansion was listed in Forbes Magazine as one of America's most beautiful mansions and is considered to be the seminal house of the…

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Lyndhurst Mansion

Olana State Historic Site

The Olana State Historic Site is the home, studio and grounds of Hudson River School of Painting star Frederic Edwin Church.

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Olana State Historic Site

Sunnyside

The former home of Washington Irving, can be seen north of Yonkers. Irving, the author of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip Van Winkle,”…

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Sunnyside

Thomas Cole National Historic Site

The Thomas Cole National Historic Site, the former Catskill residence of 19th-century artist and founder of the Hudson River School, opened the New Studio this…

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Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Van Cortlandt Manor

Van Cortlandt Manor was the home of a prominent patriot family following the American Revolution. Tours include the stone manor house with its colonial and…

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Van Cortlandt Manor
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