Did You Know Velveeta Cheese Has Hudson Valley Roots?

Long before Velveeta became a household name across the United States, it was invented by a Hudson Valleyite by the name of Emil Frey.

Troy’s Victorian Stroll Pays Homage to Hudson Valley History

In Rensselaer County, Troy's annual Victorian Stroll harkens back to the city's Victoriana influences and industrial past.

Inside Thomas Cole’s Rise to Fame With the Hudson River School

Prior to becoming one of the Hudson River School's most acclaimed artists, Thomas Cole was a self-taught painter exploring the Valley.

Chronicles of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Is a Must-Read

Dive into the history of nearby Hudson Valley towns like Sleepy Hollow that inspired Washington Irving's spooky Halloween legends.

Flashback: Walkway Over the Hudson’s Debut in the Valley

Arguably one of the Hudson Valley's most beloved bridge spans, the Walkway Over the Hudson is a must-visit in Dutchess County.
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Explore the Origins of Rip Van Winkle, a Legend of the Catskills

More than 200 years after Washington Irving’s tale was published, Catskill’s most famous resident still has a presence in the Hudson Valley.

Flashback: King George VI and FDR Ate Hot Dogs in Hyde Park

Turns out a few hot dogs and beers were just the thing to strengthen the ties between Great Britain and the United States in 1938.

10 Hudson Valley Trivia Tidbits Every Local Should Know

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.

Benedict Arnold’s Journey From West Point Commander to Traitor

After taking command of West Point in 1780, Benedict Arnold embarked on a slippery slope to become a Revolutionary War traitor.

Restoring a Historic Stop on the Hudson Valley’s D&H Canal

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.
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