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Hours and Directions

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HOURS OF OPERATION: CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC 


The Historical Society's History Center Museum is open to the public on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 1-4 pm. To make an appointment online, click here, or call us at (845) 634-9629. 

The historic Jacob Blauvelt House remains closed to the public until further notice. Group tours can be arranged on a limited basis by contacting Education Coordinator Jennifer Brooks at [email protected].

While our facilities operate on limited hours due to COVID, staff are available to help if you have questions or concerns. The administrative offices are available by appointment on Wednesdays-Fridays, 10 am-4 pm; please call before you come by. We also check the HSRC voicemail regularly, so if you don't reach us, feel free to leave a message. Or email us at [email protected] We will respond as soon as we can.


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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