Local Historical Attractions

The amount of historical attractions and museums in the Hudson River Valley is vast-here are some of our favorites.

Fort Montgomery

Route 9W

Fort Montgomery 845.446.2134

Site of the newly renovated National Historic Landmark-the Revolutionary War battle that turned the tide of the war. Visitor’s Center includes archeological items, displays, theatre and much more. Hiking, interpretative programs and events.  Visit their site here for more information and hours.

 

West Point Tours, Inc.

United States Military Academy

West Point 10996  845.446.4724

Enjoy guided tours of the U.S. Military Academy and walk the footsteps of America’s Presidents and famed Generals and other leaders. Spectacular views of the Hudson Valley.  Click here for more info and hours.

Harnesss racing-America’s first popular sport

The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame

240 Main Street, Goshen , NY  845.294.6330

America’s first popular sport is celebrated at this fascinating and fun attraction. Exhibits, 3-D simulator so you can experience driving a sulky and much more! Daily 10-5  Much more at their site here.

 

Where Washington first bestowed the honor

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor

374 Temple Hill road  Vails, NY 845.561.1765

Exhibits on the Purple Heart at the site General George Washington made the first award. Photographs, exhibits, and a searchable database of all recipients. Hours and more at the site here.

 

 

 

Bear Mountain State Park & Zoo
3006 Seven Lakes Drive, Bear Mountain, NY 10911
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