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JULY 2020 - CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC RESPONSE

To help keep everyone safe during the current COVID-19 outbreak, the Historical Society's Jacob Blauvelt House, History Center Museum, and administrative offices are currently CLOSED to the public. We anticipate reopening to the public BY APPOINTMENT ONLY and with proper social distancing and other public health protection measures in place in mid-August.


Although our facilities are closed, staff are available to help if you have questions or concerns. We are available by phone at 
(845) 634-9629 Wednesdays-Fridays, 10 am-4 pm. We also check the voice amil regularly, so if you don't reach us, feel free leave a message. Or email us at [email protected] We will respond as soon as we can.

 

Stay safe & healthy!

 


Directions

From Manhattan or Long Island: Take the upper level of the George Washington Bridge; stay to the right and take the Palisades Parkway north to Exit 11 (approximately 25 miles). Turn right onto New Hempstead Road. Travel approximately 1.7 miles on New Hempstead Road to the third traffic light (Main Street). Turn left onto Main Street. At 1.5 miles, you will come to a three-way intersection with a stop sign. The Historical Society's parking lot is the first right after proceeding straight ahead at the stop sign.

From Westchester: Take the Tappan Zee Bridge to the New York State Thruway. Leave the Thruway at Exit 13N (Palisades Parkway). Take the parkway to Exit 11 (approximately 25 miles). Turn right onto New Hempstead Road. Travel approximately 1.7 miles on New Hempstead Road to the third traffic light (Main Street). Turn left onto Main Street. At 1.5 miles, you will come to a three-way intersection with a stop sign. The Historical Society's parking lot is the first right after proceeding straight ahead at the stop sign.

From New Jersey: Take the Garden State Parkway North to the New York State Thruway. Leave the Thruway at Exit 13N (Palisades Parkway North). Take the parkway to Exit 11 (approximately 25 miles). Turn right onto New Hempstead Road. Travel approximately 1.7 miles on New Hempstead Road to the third traffic light (Main Street). Turn left onto Main Street. At 1.5 miles, you will come to a three-way intersection with a stop sign. The Historical Society's parking lot is the first right after proceeding straight ahead at the stop sign.

From Upstate: Take the New State Thruway south to Exit 13N (Palisades Parkway North). Take the parkway to Exit 11 (approximately 25 miles). Turn right onto New Hempstead Road. Travel approximately 1.7 miles on New Hempstead Road to the third traffic light (Main Street). Turn left onto Main Street. At 1.5 miles, you will come to a three-way intersection with a stop sign. The Historical Society's parking lot is the first right after proceeding straight ahead at the stop sign.


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