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Springside National Historic Landmark

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185 Academy Street, Poughkeepsie. 1850-52. Stroll 20 acres of carriage roads on the Mathew Vassar estate designed by Andrew Jackson Downing. O pen dawn to dusk. Guided tours by appt. (845) 454-2060. www.Springside.org

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First Reformed Dutch Church of Fishkill

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1153 Main St., Fishkill. 1716 building completed in 1731. Oldest continuing church in Dutchess County. Meeting place of the New York Provincial Congress & Revolutionary War military prison. By appointment (845) 896-9836. www.fishkillreformed.org

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Dutchess County Historical Society

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Home to the Franklin A. Butts Research Library at the Clinton House, 549 Main St., Poughkeepsie. Maintains the Glebe House, 635 Main St., Poughkeepsie. Call for information (845) 471-1630. www.dutchesscountyhistoricalsociety.org

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Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center

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9 & 12 Vassar Street, Poughkeepsie, NY. Vassar Brothers Home for Aged Men 1881 & Vassar Bros. Institute / 1882 – architect J.A. Wood. Victorian parlors, theater & art galleries. Mon-Fri. 9:00am-4:30pm and by appt. (845) 486-4571. www.cunneen-hackett.org