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Albany County Historical Association & Ten Broeck Mansion

Albany, New York

The 209-year-old Ten Broeck Mansion is the headquarters of the Albany County Historical...
Avon Inn

Avon, New York

This stately, 19th-century Greek Revival mansion, listed on the National Register of...
Bannerman Castle Trust

Fishkill, New York

David Bannerman purchased the island from the Taft family in 1900 as a safe storage site...
Bayside Historical Society

Fort Totten, New York

The birth of the Bayside Historical Society was the culmination of several committees...
Bridge Hampton Historical Society

Bridgehampton, New York

The Corwith house was built c. 1840 by William Corwith (1791-1872). At least part of the...
Bronck Museum

Coxsackie, New York

The home that Bronck built in 1663 is the oldest home in upstate New York. The complex...
Bronx County Historical Society

Bronx, New York

The society is not only dedicated to preserving Bronx history. It also offers a variety...
Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn, New York

The mission of the Brooklyn Historical Society is to connect the past to the present and...
Brunswick Historical Society

Cropseyville, New York

The Brunswick Historical Society began in the early 1970's, when a handful of community...
Caramoor Center For Music And The Arts

Katonah, New York

The Rosen House, built around a central courtyard, is the former summer home of Caramoor'...
Clinton Historical Society & Museum

Clinton, New York

The Clinton Historical Society was located over the Kirkland Town Library in rented...
Clinton House State Historic Site

Poughkeepsie, New York

The Clinton House served as a meeting place for local goverment officials when...
Columbia County Historical Society & Museum

Kinderhook, New York

The Columbia County Historical Society is the custodian of four historic buildings, more...
Conference House

Staten Island, New York

A captain in the Royal Navy, Billopp built this House around 1680 as the center of his 1,...
Delaware & Hudson Canal Museum

High Falls, New York

Nearly 4,000 artifacts maps, models, paintings, and documents relating to the canal...
Dutchess County Historical Society

Poughkeepsie, New York

For over 93 years of Dutchess County’s 324 years, Dutchess County Historical...
East Hampton Historical Society & Museums

East Hampton, New York

The East Hampton Historical Society is the parent organization for a complex of five...
Empire State Railway Museum

Phoenicia, New York

Visitors can tour the inside of a Delaware and Hudson Railway baggage car, or view the...
Essex Inn, The

Essex, New York

It has operated almost continuously since the early lake port days, making it one of the...
Fort Ticonderoga

Ticonderoga, New York

Exhibits at the fort depict the natural and strategic geography of the historic landscape...
Fraunces Tavern Museum

New York, New York

Fraunces Tavern Museum is a survivor of the early days of New York City. It was built in...
Historic Cherry Hill

Albany, New York

In April of 1963 when Emily Rankin, the last surviving family member, passed away, the...
Historic Saranac Lake

Saranac Lake, New York

Founded in 1980, Historic Saranac Lake (HSL) is a nonprofit, historic preservation,...
Historical Society Of Rockland County

New City, New York

Comprised of four structures, a 7,200-square-foot museum of Rockland history and three...
Historical Society Of The Courts Of New York

White Plains, New York

The society presents program on a wide variety of topics about New York's legal history...
Holland Land Office Museum

Batvia, New York

Before the territory could be opened up for settlement, it was necessary to obtain land...
Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area

Albany, New York

Revolutionary War stories, famous residences, scenic parks and gardens, and landscape...
Huntington Historical Society

Huntington, New York

The Huntington Historical Society began as an exclusively female organization in the...
Hyde Park Station

Hyde Park, New York

The last regularly-scheduled New York Central passenger train stopped in 1958....
Irvington Historical Society & Center

Irvington, New York

One of the exhibits at the history center is “Those Who Served,” which...
Jay Heritage Center

Rye, New York

Located on 23 acres in Westchester County, the Jay Heritage Center celebrates the boyhood...
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site

Katonah, New York

John Jay co-authored the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Revolutionary War, and the...
Johnson Hall State Historic Site

Johnstown, New York

Johnson Hall State Historic Site was the 1763 Georgian home and business headquarters for...
Lorenzo State Historic Site

Cazenovia, New York

The c.1814 Rippleton Schoolhouse operated as the District No. Seven school in the town of...
Lyndhurst

Tarrytown, New York

Overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown NY is Lyndhurst, one of America's finest Gothic...
Manitoga & The Russel Wright Design Center

Garrison, New York

In the 1930s, 40s and 50s, the signature on a set of dinnerware or piece of furniture...
Old Fort House Museum

Fort Edward, New York

The house museum, originally the 1772 home of Patrick Smyth, has been open to the public...
Old Stone House

Brooklyn, New York

During the Battle of Brooklyn in August 1776, a regiment of about 400 volunteers from...
Playland Amusement Park

Rye, New York

Playland is Metro New York's great family amusement park and entertainment center. ...
Queens Historical Society & Kingsland Homestead

Flushing, New York

Kingsland Homestead was built circa 1785 for Charles Doughty, the son of Benjamin Doughty...
Seguine Mansion

Staten Island, New York

By 1786, James Seguine had purchased a large parcel of land overlooking Prince’s...
Skene Manor

Whitehall, New York

In 1874 New York Supreme Court Judge Joseph Potter built the three-story Victorian gothic...
Skenesborough Museum

Whitehall, New York

The Skenesborough Museum concentrates on the history of the area, along with a focus the...
Staatsburgh State Historic Site

Staatsburg, New York

Staatsburgh, is a New York State Historic Site located within the boundaries of Mills-...
Steel Plant Museum & Lackawanna Library

Lackawanna, New York

The museum also contains old city directories, microfilm of Lackawanna’s local...
Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

New York, New York

The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre was imported to the U.S. in 1876 as Sweden’s...
Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Catskill, New York

Nurtured by the Catskill Mountain region, artist Thomas Cole found a home at Cedar Grove....
Three Village Historical Society

Setauket, New York

The Three Village Historical hung its sign outside the Society Headquarters at 93 North...
Van Schaick Mansion

Cohoes, New York

The home, once used as military headquarters, contains exhibits on 18th century life and...
Weeksville Heritage Center

Brooklyn, New York

The landmark Hunterfly Road Houses are the last surviving residence of 19th century...
Wilderstein Historic Site

Rhinebeck, New York

The history of Wilderstein begins in 1852 with Thomas Holy Suckley's purchase of the...
Women's Rights National Historical Park

Seneca Falls, New York

Seneca Falls hosted the First Women's Rights Convention, and today you can learn about...