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Van Wyck Homestead Museum

Routes 9 & 84, Fishkill, NY 12524
+1 845-896-9560
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check hours when they are open before you go

An interesting historical place run by dedicated volunteers who are happy to give private tours... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hanlgt
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los angeles
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If local Hudson Valley History is of any interest than you must stop. It's an easy on, off from Rt... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
Bob F
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Goshen, New York
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Dutch Colonial home used as officers' headquarters during the Revolutionary War.
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Routes 9 & 84, Fishkill, NY 12524
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting historical place run by dedicated volunteers who are happy to give private tours whenever you show up, but check the times they are open before you go. My guide was a retired teacher who really knew the local history of everything that happened...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

If local Hudson Valley History is of any interest than you must stop. It's an easy on, off from Rt 84. This is a small park with a ton of local history and should only take an hour to walk around. If your lucky enough...More

1  Thank Bob F
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The local historical society has struggled to preserve this building which once was a key component of The Continental Army's supply depot. Most of the land has been turned into malls so we applaud the preservation of this historic building. The guide was a local...More

1  Thank LAEwen
Reviewed 30 October 2016

So very important and interesting. The volunteers work endless hours preserving this relic of the revolution. The tour is very interesting.

1  Thank gcbnapa
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I took my family to the Van Wyck homestead and learned so much. My children where fascinated with all the information that they learned. So much history here. This house was also called the Worton house at one time. The volunteers that run the historic...More

2  Thank Penny1573
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife and decided to check out the Van Wyck Homestead when visiting our daughter in Fishkill. Our docent was Steve, the President of theFishkill Historical Society. The homestead is interesting enough but Steve's enthusiasm for history, storytelling abilities, and knowledge of Fishkill history was...More

1  Thank Bikash1958
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The volunteer docents were so friendly, kind and knowledgable, you can tell that this is a labor of love. Such an interesting story of the Van Wyck Home - incredible to be still standing as it was in 1732! You will get to walk on...More

3  Thank mom23sings
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Fascinating colonial historical treasure (house and grounds). Staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. They provide custom tour and information. Grounds are open for personal review and perusal

1  Thank macska2016
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Great place for local history. Dutch colonial home became the headquarters when Fishkill was chosen for the supply Depot of the Continental army during the Revolution. Open on weekends from June to October. Call for more info

1  Thank Hpcorporan
Reviewed 29 June 2015

You will enjoy the visit. They have a lot of info. It was a very important place in the war for our freedom

1  Thank barry w
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