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Luykas Van Alen House


  • 2589 ROUTE 9H
    Kinderhook, NY
  • (518) 758-9265
  • Columbia County
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  • $10.00 and includes both the Van Alen House and adjacent Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse. All-site pass with the Columbia County Historical Society Museum & Library and James Vanderpoel House $15. Free for children ages 0-12, students with ID, and CCHS Members. Dutch Colonial Farming Heritage Trail is free.

Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1967, the Luykas Van Alen House is a restored house museum representing 18th century rural Dutch farm life in the Hudson River Valley.

Also available on the property is the Dutch Colonial Farming Heritage Traillinking the Luykas Van Alen property with the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, 'Lindenwald.'

Amenities: Passport Stamp, Family Friendly, Restrooms

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