Don’t miss visiting the Van Wyck Homestead for an interesting look into the Hudson River Valley past.
The Van Wyck Homestead at 504 US 9
The family heirlooms at the Van Wyck Homestead
Van Wyck Homestead Museum
504 U.S. 9
Fishkill, NY 12524
Open: Sunday 1:00pm-4:00pm/Monday-Saturday Closed/June-October
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The Van Wyck Homestead at 504 U.S. 9
Visiting the Van Wyck Homestead is like stepping back into the past to see a part of our nation’s history. The homestead sits at a once pivotal point location in the Hudson River Valley and during the Revolutionary War, George Washington established his main northern supply depot here in October of 1776. After the war was over, the Van Wyck family returned to the home and lived here for five generations until the late 1800’s. The last member of the family, Sidney Van Wyck hung himself in the barn on the property (Van Wyck Homestead pamphlet).
The house was built in two sections. The original section of the house off to the right of the building is…
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