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The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area does not own or operate any of the sites listed below. They are owned and managed by the organizations listed in the site descriptions. Please call ahead for special accommodation needs or with any questions about their sites.
Founded in 1848, Oakwood is one of America's largest rural cemeteries, commanding a spectacular panoramic view of the Hudson Valley. Oakwood is the final resting place of many of the area's most prominent citizens, including "Uncle Sam" Wilson, progenitor of the famous Uncle Sam icon.
Walk the very hills that Washington Irving, famous author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, once did and pause at his final resting place to pay your respects! Other notable stops include William Rockefeller's imposing mausoleum, Henry Villard's exquisite sculpture and the stained glass windows in the Helmsley mausoleum, and many more.
Wilderstein Historic Site is located on a wooded bluff overlooking the Hudson River. The estate consists of 40 acres created over a century ago in the Romantic Style by landscape architect Calvert Vaux, one of the preeminent founders of this movement and was his last private commission.