New York
The Hudson River Valley: A Landscape That Defined America
The Hudson River Valley has inspired the likes of Rockwell, Roosevelt and Washington Irving. Come find your own inspiration as you learn the story of this uniquely American landscape.
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Program No. 20509RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

The Hudson River Valley has been called the landscape that defined America. Join us to explore its nationally significant cultural and historic heritage with expert background presentations and field trips to iconic sites such as New Paltz’s historic Huguenot Street, one of the nation’s oldest, featuring seven unique stone houses dating to the early 1700s, a burial ground and a reconstructed 1717 stone church.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy an afternoon study cruise on the majestic Hudson amid splendid scenery to gain perspectives on the important role of the river.
  • We will explore West Point, Boscobel Mansion and visit the Purple Heart Museum.
  • Visit Huguenot Street and learn of the Huguenots history in the Hudson Valley dating back to 1677.
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