Eric Shanfelt

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Visit 14 of the Hudson Valley’s National Historic Places

Choose from more than 1,400 scenic locations on the National Register of Historic Places to explore right in the Hudson Valley.

The Hudson Valley’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow Enchants for 200-Plus Years

The haunting folktale by Washington Irving follows the twists and turns of Ichabod Crane's encounter with the Headless Horseman.

The Road from Woodstock to Wallkill to White Lake

How the most famous music festival in the world, Woodstock, traveled all around the Hudson Valley before one note was played.

An Inside Look at the History of Clearwater

We dive into the multi-tiered organization and music festival on the 50th anniversary of the launch of the sloop and the 100th anniversary of Pete Seeger’s birth.

A History of Artists’ Colonies in the Hudson Valley

Abundant in natural beauty, our region was conducive to the stirrings of utopian ideals and communities.

Trace the Hudson Valley Roots of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Women of the Hudson Valley and nearby regions were monumental figures in the fight for the right to vote.

How the Erie Canal Shaped the Valley

On the 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal, a brief history of the 350-mile “ditch” changing the Hudson Valley.

Genya Ravan of Saugerties: The Life of a Holocaust Survivor and Hudson Valley Rock Musician

Genya Ravan is a rock and roll pioneer — and a Holocaust survivor

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