Hudson Valley mansions, estates, battlefields & historic sites

Put down the history book, and go walk across a battlefield, sit in a one-room schoolhouse, research your family’s genealogy, or bring the kids to a historic holiday event. There’s more than one way to experience the past in the present. When Henry Hudson sailed the Half Moon upriver in 1609, he was the first in a […]

A handful of historical highlights of The Hudson Valley History

From Henry Hudson’s epic voyage to the catastrophic IBM layoffs, our beautiful region is steeped in history — both good and bad. We highlight 16 defining events that have helped make the Valley what it is today. Moment #1: Henry Hudson sails upriver (1609) The Hudson Valley’s Big Bang — for white Europeans, anyway. Humans had […]