From a historic tavern in Rockland County to a famed abolitionist in Ulster County, there are so many remarkable things to know about the Valley.
After taking command of West Point in 1780, Benedict Arnold embarked on a slippery slope to become a Revolutionary War traitor.
An 18th century stone building most recently occupied by the popular Depuy Canal House restaurant in High Falls will soon be the new home of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Museum.
When did New York State officially end slavery? As a look into the past illustrates, that’s actually harder to answer than you might think.
How much do you know about the history of the Revolutionary War in the Hudson Valley? Learn about the events that shaped our nation.
Learn how Matthew Vassar went from brewery owner to businessman to founder of Vassar College in the Hudson Valley.
We rewind to May 1844, the year in which former Poughkeepsie resident Samuel Morse first demonstrated his telegraph system.
Stoutridge Distillery in Marboro uses wooden pot stills, Ayurvedic herbs, and ultra-pure steam to craft an assortment of absinthes.
With all due respect to Paul Revere, the most famous midnight rider in American history may have been a teenage girl named Sybil Ludington.
Explore the hyper-local history behind Poughkeespie's unique name— along with a few of the 42 potential titles for this Dutchess County city.
These women made Hudson Valley history. Margaret Corbin fought bravely in the Revolution, while Kate Mullany battled for workers' rights.
Explore the lives of Martha Washington, Janet Livingston Montgomery, and Catheryna Rombout Brett for Women's History Month.
These Hudson Valley women created lasting legacies in the world, ranging from environmental conservation to women's rights victories.
Otherwise known as Alexander Hamilton’s mother-in-law, Schuyler proved indispensable to the Valley during the 1700s.
Visit these local spots to learn about the lives and achievements of the Hudson Valley women who helped to shape the nation.
Before she became one of the nation's most celebrated freedom fighters, Sojourner Truth got her start in Ulster County.
Since the days of Henry Hudson, the presence of African culture in upstate New York has had a significant and lasting impact on the region.
Visit these historically significant memorials, museums, and educational programs during Black History Month in the Hudson Valley.
Now one of the Hudson Valley's top golf clubs, Saint Andrew's got its start in February, of all months, on a pasture in Yonkers.
When Prohibition began in January 1920, bootlegger and gangster Legs Diamond made a name for himself in the Hudson Valley.