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Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site

Region: Lower Hudson Valley
Philipse Manor Hall, photo by Ted Spiegel
Philipse Manor Hall contains superb 18th-century woodwork, as well as one of America's earliest decorated plaster ceilings.
Theme(s): Architecture,Revolutionary War

Hudson River Museum

Region: Lower Hudson Valley
The Hudson River Museum is a complex of galleries that present changing art exhibitions; Glenview, a Hudson River home, listed on the National Register of Historic Places; the Planetarium, Westchester County’s only public planetarium; and Hudson Riverama, an environmental gallery.
Theme(s): Architecture,Arts, Artists & the Hudson River School,Environment

St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site

Region: Lower Hudson Valley
The 18th-century church and graveyard the make up St. Paul’s Church include a museum on local events that helped shape the nation.
Theme(s): Architecture,Revolutionary War

Cropsey Home and Studio

Region: Lower Hudson Valley
Jasper Francis Cropsey was a noted Hudson River painter. His house and studio contain an important collection of works by him.
Theme(s): Arts, Artists & the Hudson River School

DeWint House

Region: Lower Hudson Valley
DeWint House served as headquarters for Washington during the American Revolution. The house is also the oldest surviving building in Rockland County.
Theme(s): Revolutionary War

Washington Irving’s Sunnyside

Region: Lower Hudson Valley
Sunnyside is the charmingly Romantic home of Washington Irving, author of such classics as The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle.
Theme(s): Architecture,Freedom and Dignity,Landscape and Gardens

Camp Shanks World War II Museum

Region: Lower Hudson Valley
Camp Shanks Museum commemorates the largest point of embarkation for soldiers headed for the front lines during World War II.
Theme(s): Freedom and Dignity

Reformed Church of the Tarrytowns

Region: Lower Hudson Valley
The Reformed Church of the Tarrytowns was formed in 1991 following a merger of the First Reformed Church of North Tarrytown and the Second Reformed Church of Tarrytown. As a condition of the merger, the Tiffany landscape window was relocated to this location and was unveiled in 2011. The window was originally unveiled in 1930 as a memorial for John Knox Allen who was a minister of the church for fifty years. The window depicts a stream flowing past rolling hills and foliage towards a series of mountains in the distance.

Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate

Region: Lower Hudson Valley
Kykuit, the country home of the Rockefeller family, contains a collection of art and antiques, and grounds featuring formal gardens and rare sculpture.
Theme(s): Architecture,Arts, Artists & the Hudson River School,Freedom and Dignity,Landscape and Gardens

Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

Region: Lower Hudson Valley
Courtesy of the Stone Barns Center
Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture is a working farm and education center devoted to teaching, demonstrating and promoting sustainable, community-based food production.
Theme(s): Corridor of Commerce,Environment