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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

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Locust Grove Estate

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40 room Italianate villa designed by Andrew Jackson Davis.

200 acres of restored gardens & grounds.

Hudson River School paintings, 18th-19th century art and furniture.

May – Nov. 10am – 5pm, Apr. & Dec. Weekends.

2683 South Road (Rt. 9)
Poughkeepsie.

(845) 454-4500

www.lgny.org

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Bannerman’s Castle Trust

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Boat tours on The Estuary Steward.

Dedicated to preservation of the castle, offers free slide-lectures, art presentations and play for civic groups.

(800) 979-3370

www.bannermancastle.org

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Mount Gulian Historic Site

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c. 1730.

Homestead of the Dutch Verplanck Family, birthplace of the Society of the Cincinnati, Revolutionary War HQ of General von Steuben.

Tour includes home, 18th century barn, restored garden & film about James F. Brown, escaped slave and estate’s master gardener.

April – Oct. Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sun 1pm – 5pm.

(845) 831-8172

www.mountgulian.org

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Madam Brett Homestead

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1709, Collections of Catheryna Rombout Brett and seven generations of descendants who occupied her house.

Apr. – Dec. 2nd Sat of each month, 1pm – 4pm.

$5/adult, $2/student

(845) 831-6533

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