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Clermont State Historic Site
One Clermont Avenue
Germantown, NY 12526
  (518) 537-4240

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.

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Clinton House State Historic Site
549 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
  (845) 471-1630

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.

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Jay Heritage Center
210 Boston Post Road
Rye, NY 10580
  (914) 698-9275
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John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
400 Jay Street
Katonah, NY 10536
  (914) 232-5651

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.

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Olana State Historic Site
5720 Route 9-G
Hudson, NY 12534
  (518) 828-0135

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. 

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Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park
15 Walnut Street (Park Office)
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
  (914) 693-5259

Discover the landscapes and landmarks along the 26 mile portion of Old Croton. Aquaduct opened in 1842 to bring fresh water to NYC.  The scenic path over the underground aqueduct winds through urban centers and small communities providing a variety of recreation.

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Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
29 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
  (914) 965-4027

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.

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Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Old Post Road
Staatsburg, NY 12580
  (845) 889-8851

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.

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