Amusement parks were all the rage at the end of the 19th century when the Industrial Revolution kicked entertainment into high gear along the Hudson River.
Fishkill and the Friends of the Mt. Beacon Eight honor the eight Navy servicemen who lost their lives in two separate plane crashes in the Hudson Valley.
Kripplebush? Mombaccus? Do these towns actually exist in the Catskills?
Discover the chilling history of Hudson Valley serial killer Lizzie Brown Halliday, who terrorized Sullivan County in the 1890s.
Following the death of George Floyd, thousands of mostly peaceful protestors joined forces in our towns, cities, and villages to express outrage over racial injustice, support for Black Lives Matter, and demand for reform.
On the 200th anniversary of Washington Irving’s tale, Catskill’s most famous resident still has a presence in the Hudson Valley.
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.
The Hudson Valley boasts the oldest standing Jewish residence in North America
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.
Trains are as much a part of American history and mythology as baseball, cars, and jazz.
Letchworth Village was both a model for compassionate care and a symbol of institutional abuse — and it helped make Geraldo Rivera a household name.
The discovery of fossil trees in Cairo, New York dates the forest to approximately 386 million years old.
Thanks to Roscoe W. Smith, we can all enjoy light in the Valley.
E.H. Harriman rode tall over the nation’s railroads (and the lower Hudson Valley).
This couple is bringing back the old Cold Spring house, known as The Cottage, to its former glory after decades of neglect.