Otherwise known as Alexander Hamilton’s mother-in-law, Schuyler proved indispensable to the Valley from her post in the Capital Region during the 1700s. We have Hamilton to thank for turning the Schuyler sisters into historic celebrities. ...
French Resistance fighter and Rhinebeck resident pens memoir.
Samuel Morse invented the telegraph in New York City, then fought to own it from Poughkeepsie
Cus D’Amato Gym in Catskill is where it all began for the heavyweight champion. In March 1985, Mike Tyson won his first professional fight en route to becoming the youngest heavyweight champion in boxing history. ...
In honor of Presidents Day, here’s a bit of trivia about the U.S. presidents — from Washington to Clinton — who have lived in the Hudson Valley.
Imagining life in the Hudson Valley during the age of the dinosaurs.
The Jewish had the Borscht Belt, but the Irish also once claimed their own little corner of the Catskills.
The discovery of fossil trees in Cairo, New York dates the forest to approximately 386 million years old.
This couple is bringing back the old Cold Spring house, known as The Cottage, to its former glory after decades of neglect.
Relive the tall tales and spine-tingling legends behind the Valley’s most chilling, thrilling locations along the Hudson River.
The haunting folktale by Washington Irving follows the twists and turns of Ichabod Crane's encounter with the Headless Horseman.
The man who gave the region its name took his last breaths along the Hudson River.
Exploring the titular origins of this popular Dutchess County town.
A new exhibit at the Culinary Institute of America shines the light on the ingredients and recipes that shaped food in New York State as we know it.
The traitor of the American Revolution attempted to betray American forces by placing West Point plans in the hands of the British.
From White Plains to Albany, Hamilton spent a great deal of time all over the Valley.
Talk about girl power! Before creating their lasting legacies in the world, these extraordinary ladies got their start locally.
Long before Henry Hudson "discovered" our region, the Mohican and Munsee Native American tribes were living a rich life in the territory we now call home.
The beloved Adams Fairacre Farms, with locations in Kingston, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, and Wappinger, celebrates 100 years of family business.
We speak with Historic Huguenot Street on engaging with the town's past, present, and the role historic sites play in these debates.