The mid-Hudson and Capital District regions in NYS are now in Phase IV reopening and some sites are reopening with limited hours and tours. Please call the individual sites directly to inquire about the events listed on our event calendars and to inquire about hours.
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James Vanderpoel 'House of History'
16 Broad Street, Route 9
- (518) 758-9265
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- Saturday and Sunday, noon-4pm. For seasonal hours, please check the website.
- $7.50 and includes the Columbia County Historical Society Museum & Library (5 Albany Avenue). All-site pass with the Luykas Van Alen House and Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse $15. Free for children ages 0-12, students with ID, and CCHS Members.
Built during the Federal era as the home of prominent lawyer and politician, James Vanderpoel and his family, the property is now an exhibit space featuring galleries of paintings and decorative arts from the Columbia County Historical Society permanent collection. The Columbia County Historical Society Bookstore & Museum Shop is located within the house.
Amenities: Family Friendly