Journey back in time to this18th-century country retreat of Baron von Steuben, a key player in the Revolutionary War, and see a replica of the log cabin he used to summer after the war.
The last resting place of this famous literary naturalist overlooks a quiet field surrounded by magnificent views of the Catskill Mountains where he made his home and was first inspired by the unspoiled beauties of the woods, fields, and mountains.
This 50 room country estate was one of the largest domestic structures built in the U.S. between the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Located just outside of Cooperstown.Getting There | Amenities Information
Experience this estate that once belonged to the courageous Revolutionary War hero, General Nicholas Herkimer. Visitors can discover the grandness of this Georgian-style mansion that once stood on the colonial frontier.
Enjoy special events and tours at Lorenzo, an estate occupied by 5 generations of the Lincklaen/Ledyard family. Located in the charming villiage of Cazenovia.
Explore this impressive 19th-century fort that overlooks the Oswego River and Lake Ontario. Experience the magnificent views as you discover the history of this restored star-shaped fort in its 1868-1872 appearance.
A significant turning point in the War of Independence, the battle fought on August 6, 1777, has been described as one of the bloodiest of the war. Explore the grounds on which soldiers fought so bravely to establish freedom.
Discover the vibrant history and culture of the Seneca. Highlights include a full size replica of a long house, trails, guided tours and special events througout the year.Getting There | Amenities Information | Maps
This 50 acre estate in the heart of the Finger Lakes features glorious gardens, a stately mansion, the Lord and Burnham greenhouse complex and gorgeous views of Canandaigua Lake.
Explore the interpretive center which includes more than 100 portraits, original letters, manuscripts, and artifacts. Experience the on-site activities including guided tours, a film, gift shop/bookstore and a scenic picnic area.
Visit the former Gold Coast estate of the Coe family. The Tudor Revival opens for guided tours. Sample the lifestyle of the 1920s; see stunning craftsmanship and impressive collections of furnishings paintings, and gardens. A truly unique experience
Take in the views of the Niagara River. From the oldest structure on the Great Lakes, explore the fort that experienced many military conflicts, then enjoy the visitor center, and see re-enactments of its many wars and other special programming.
Renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed this praire style estate and a Buffalo icon a seminal work of his career. The tour includes a spectacular main house, conservatory, garage-stable, and a dramatic new visitor center.Getting There | Amenities Information
Explore how the Ellison's and other families of the mid-Hudson Valley lived 200 years ago. See this Georgian estate ,remains of a mill, with traces of the underground raceway, and at this former military headquarters of major General Knox during the Revolutionary War.Getting There | Amenities Information
Participate in reenactments highlighting 18th- century military life, including cannon firings, and cooking demonstrations. Visit the site of the Battle of Stony Point, one of the last Revolutionary War battles in the eastern colony.
Experience this 18th-century stone house that was used by General George Washington as he brought the Revolutionary war to a close. Enjoy costumed interpreters and special events including cannon and musket firing.Getting There | Amenities Information
Visit New York's first state capital and explore the house that was the place for the newly formed state senate. See the impressive collection of 18th-and19th-century art and furnishings at the museum. Experience the live action at special events.
Visitors will enjoy re-enactors in full costume demonstrating musket drills, blacksmithing, military medicine and camp life activities. The Cantonment is also home to the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor.Getting There | Amenities Information | Maps
The past comes alive at the Fort with living history demonstrations of artillery, musketry, music and camp life activities. A spectacular view of the Hudson River can be seen from the Grand Battery, where the cannon is fired for special events.
Visitors can search for Purple Heart recipients in the Roll of Honor, listen to interviews with Purple Heart recipients and learn about the sacrifices of America's military men and women.Getting There | Amenities Information
This great Adirondack cottage with magnificent views of the mountains & nature at its best is where General Ulysses S. Grant died. Guests walk the spacious porch for the view and tour the 4 room cottage.
Explore the grounds and gardens of this impressive estate that once bustled with activity as Sir William Johnson's home and business. Come discover the unique structures that help tell the story of Johnson Hall.
This is a great historic site to host a fun family picnic and discover the history of this significant battlefield. The facilities offer game fields, interpretive panels, and more.Getting There | Amenities Information | Maps
Enjoy many special events here like live music and interactive learning at Schoharie Crossing. Discover the stories and the wonders of the Erie Canal at your leisure through the new tour by cell.Getting There | Amenities Information | Maps
High in New York State's Adirondack Mountains is the home and grave of abolitionist John Brown. Special programs include civil war encampments and musical performances.Getting There | Amenities Information | Maps
Crailo today tells the story of the early Dutch inhabitants of the upper Hudson Valley through interpretive exhibits highlighting archeological finds from the Albany Fort Orange excavations. Visitors will find interactive programing, guided tours, and a gift shop.Getting There | Amenities Information
This Albany mansion was home to Philip J. Schuyler, a Revolutionary War general, US Senator, and a businessman. Guests are part of a guided tour of the mansion focusing on Philip Schuyler's life. Also, the site Alexander Hamilton's wedding to Elizabeth.
A view from any angle of this magnificent fort is breathtaking. Visitors are encouraged to tour and discover the original ruins of the 18th-century structures. Watch the story of Crown Point on the new video presentation & interactive exhibits.
The Clinton House is a 18th-century Georgian stone building that was named for George Clinton, who served as the first Governor of New York and fourth Vice-President of the United States. Primarily a research library, the site is also used for the Dutchess County Historical Society.Getting There | Amenities Information
The home is nestled in the rolling Westchester countryside, this gracious estate of John Jay, one of America's principal Founding Fathers. Come hear the family story as you tour this beautifully furnished estate restored to an 1820's appearance.
Clermont State Historic Site was the Hudson River seat of NY's politically and socially prominent Livingston Family. The site offers tours, educational programs and a variety of special events. The grounds are open year-round for hiking and picnicking.Getting There | Amenities Information | Maps
Guests enjoy guided and self-guided tours of Olana, a masterpiece created by Frederic Church, renowned American artists of the Hudson River School. The landscapes with panoramic vistas of the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains, like the house, were designed by Church.Getting There | Amenities Information | Maps
This elegant mansion restored to its turn-of-the-century appearance, is open for tours of the house and grounds. Experience some of the many special events that take place throughout the year at this Hudson Valley gem.Getting There | Amenities Information | Maps
Tour this urban estate or come to one of the special events that take place here. A popular Community Gallery was created at Philipse Manor Hall to display materials which support the Manor Hall's programs and services and relate to the local community.
Following the outbreak of war between the United States and Great Britain in June 1812, Sackets Harbor became the center of American naval and military activity for the upper St. Lawrence Valley and Lake Ontario.Getting There | Amenities Information | Maps