Museums

The Minuteman Statue at the Washington Headquarters State Historic Site

Washington Headquarters State Historic Site: 9 Photos to Inspire a Visit

Since visiting the Washington Headquarters State Historic Site, I’ve come to the conclusion that this treasure in Newburgh, NY should not be missed. It’s not over the top kinda fun, but the type of outing that will inspire and educate. And the views from the headquarters cannot be beat. Although at the time of this …

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The front of Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park

Vanderbilt Mansion: One of 5 Vanderbilt Homes you Can Visit from the outside

*Although all the building at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site are currently closed, the grounds are open to the public. Please follow these guidlines: Be safe, practice social distancing, wear a mask, wash hands thoroughly and follow all mandates and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (cdc.gov) and NY State and local Governments. Planning …

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The wonderful R Hero welcomes you to the Mid-Hudson Children's Museum in Poughkeepsie NY

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum: How to Explore it in one Amazing Afternoon

*Due to the continued concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum is currently CLOSED to the public. Check their website for updated information. So, I wouldn’t say that my kids often visited Children’s Museums and the such when they were younger. I’m not a fan of crowds and the one time we …

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Entrance to West Point Visitors Center

How to Make the Most of your Visit to the West Point Military Museum

*Due to the continued concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, the West Point Museum & Visitors Center is currently CLOSED to the public. Check their website for updated information. When you mention ‘West Point’ to someone you know, what do they automatically think about? The United States Military Academy is what most people say., right?! …

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Entrance to the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor: Where We Honor the Courageousness of Our Military

Amongst the local businesses and residences of New Windsor, NY sits a prominent fixture of military history. The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor is the National Registry for recipients of the prestigious Purple Heart. But it is more than just a database facility or place to store this important information. This is also a …

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