Nearby Attractions

van alen house

Luykas Van Alen house (built approximatly 1737), part of the Columbia County Historical Society.

Other Historic Sites & Parks

Columbia County Historical Society


The Society operates several historic sites as well as a museum and library. Sites include the James Vanderpoel House of History and the Luykas Van Alen House where you can also visit the Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse. Call or check their web site for current exhibits, hours and tour schedules. 1 mile

Shaker Museum - Mount Lebabnon

For 160 years, from 1787 to 1947, the Shakers at Mount Lebanon led the largest and most successful utopian communal society in America. 27 miles

Olana State Historic Site


Olana is the home of famed Hudson River School painter Frederic Church. 20 miles

Clermont State Historic Site


The home of seven generations of the Livingston family including Robert R. Livingston who helped to draft the Declaration of Independence. The world's first successful steamboat was invented here. 25 miles

Lake Taghkanic State Park


Tent and trailer campsites and cabin camping facilities. Beaches, picnic areas, boat launch rowboat, paddleboat and kayak rentals, recreation hall and showers. 25 miles

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