Hyde Park (New York)

Hyde Park is a township in Dutchess County in the state of New York in the United States of America.

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  • Metro-North Railroad – Hudson line[dead link]. There is service between New York City’s Grand Central Terminal and Poughkeepsie. On-board train fares are subject to a stiff surcharge, so buy your tickets at the station or at the vending machines located on the platform. Pick up local taxi to Hyde Park, about 7 miles.
  • Amtrak. Long distance connections are available at Metro-North’s Poughkeepsie station.
The Roosevelts
The Vanderbilt Mansion overlooks the Hudson River.
  • 41.796111-73.9419441 Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, 4428 Albany Post Rd, +1 845 229-9115. (Route 9). A magnificent mansion from the gilded age, set on 212 acres overlooking the Hudson River. Completed in 1898 for Frederick William Vanderbilt, grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt. 45-minute guided tours of the mansion run daily 9AM-5PM, last tour begins at 4PM; $8 adult, 15 and under free; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day. Grounds open every day, year-round, 7AM-sunset, free. National Parks Pass accepted.  
  • 41.8566-73.92991 Mills Mansion (aka Staatsburgh State Historic Site), Old Post Road, Staatsburg, +1 845 889-8851. The country estate of Ogden and Ruth Livingston Mills is located about 4 miles north of Hyde Park, overlooking the Hudson River. This 65 room (plus 14 bathrooms) mansion was designed by Stanford White and is a bit larger than the Vanderbilt home.  

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