The bridge now known as the Walkway Over the Hudson opened in 1889 as the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge. The linear walkway opened 2009 spanning the Hudson River. At 212 feet tall and 1.28 miles long, it is the longest, elevated pedestrian bridge in the world. Open year round weather permitting. (845) 454-9649. From Poughkeepsie, off Route 9G Parker Ave; From Highland, off Haviland Rd. www.walkway.org
Jct. of Routes 9 & I-84 (Exit 13) in Fishkill. Built in 1732 by Cornelius Van Wyck. Officers’ Headquarters during the American Revolution. Exhibits: Revolutionary War artifacts and documents. Guided Tours weekends 1-4pm; June – October, or by appt. (845) 896-9560. Homestead is operated by: www.FishkillHistoricalSociety.