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Catskill:

Thomas Cole House
218 Spring Street, Catskill, NY 12414
(518)943-6533
House of Thomas Cole, the founder of the Hudson River School of Painting. Free admission. Open July through Labor Day, Wednesday through Saturday 11AM until 4PM, Sunday 1PM until 5PM.

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Gardiner:

Terwilliger Homestead
1400 Route 32, Gardiner, NY
(914)255-6070 (914)255-1660
Built in 1738, now a bird sanctuary. Open June through September, Wednesday through Sunday 10AM until 4PM.

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Hurley:

Hurley Patentee Manor
464 Old Route 209, Hurley, NY 12443
(914)331-5414
Authentically furnished 1696 Dutch farm cottage and 1745 English country mansion combo. Open July 15 until September 1, Tueday through Sunday 11AM until 4:30PM.

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Kingston:

Old Dutch Church
Main Street, Kingston, NY 12401
(914)338-6759
Noted for its architecture. Congregated in 1659. Free admission. Group tours by appointment. Open weekdays 10M until 4PM.

Senate House
296 Fair Street, Kingston, NY 12401
(914)338-2786
The meeting place in 1777 of the First State Senate. Has a museum in a seperate building which boasts three galleries. Free admission. Handicapped accessible. Open April 15 through October 31.

Ulster City Court House
285 Wall Street, Kingston, NY 12401
(914)339-5680
Inauguration site of George Clinton, New York's first governor. Free admission. Handicapped accessible.

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Minisink Ford:

Minisink Battleground
Minisink Ford, NY
(914)794-3000
The oldest suspension bridge in the US over the ford. Built 1848. Free admission. Open May through September.

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New Paltz:

Huguenot Street
New Paltz, NY 12561
(914)255-1889 (914)255-1660
On a 39,600 acre area purchased from the Esopus, a French Huguenot settlement that was established in the late sixteen hundreds. Open May through October, Wednesday through Sunday, 9:30AM until 4PM.

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North Branch:

North Branch Cider Mill
Main Street, North Branch, NY 12766
(914)482-4823
An operating cider press from the 19th century. Free admission. Group tours by appointment. Open April 15 through December 24, Wednesday through Monday, 10AM until 5:30PM.

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Port Ewen:

Klyne-Esopus Historical Society Museum
180 Ulster Park, Port Ewen, NY 12487
(914)338-8109
Has permanent and temporary exhibits in a brick country-church built 150 years ago. Group tours available. Open year round, Saturday 10AM until 4PM, Friday and Sunday 1PM until 4PM.

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Prattsville:

Pratt Rocks
Route 23, Prattsville, NY

Climb to a relief carving in the mountainside. Carved in the nineteenth century by an itinerant stonecutter so he could pay for accomodations.

The Reformed Dutch Church
P. O. Box 447, Prattsville, NY 12468
(518)299-3495
sayon@mhonline.net
Over two hundred years old and listed in the National Historical Registry. Open year round, Sunday worship - phone ahead for tours. Check website for historical and event information.

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Rifton:

Perrine's Bridge
Route 213, Rifton, NY

Oldest public covered bridge in the state of New York. Foot traffic only. Crosses over the Wallkill River.

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Rosendale:

Snyder Estate
PO Box 150, Rosendale, NY 12472
(914)658-9900
State and National Register of Historic Places. Handicapped accessible. Open May through October, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 1PM through 4PM and by appointment.

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Roxbury:

Burroughs Memorial
Roxbury, NY

State Historic Site. Gravesite of John Burroughs, American author. Free admission. Open year round, daily during daylight hours.

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Woodstock:

Byrdcliffe Arts Colony
Woodstock, NY 12498
(914)679-2079 (914)679-2079
Has children's programs and arts festivals. Handicapped accessible. Open April through December, Thursday through Tuesday, 12N through 4:30PM - extended hours June through October, 10AM through 4:30PM.

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