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Address: 1 Clermont Ave., Germantown, NY 12526
Phone Number: 518-537-4240
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Description: Oldest riverfront estate in the mid-Hudson Valley region.

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Great history with excellent Hudson River views

A Revolutionary Era home is always a treat to visit and this one belonged to the illustrious Livingston family of New York. The mansion is worth the look with an approximately one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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New York City, New York
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Arg! They were only taking cash or check the day I tried to visit. I would've had to drive 40 min roundtrip to Rhinebeck to get cash, so I had to skip this one. In case it's helpful for others planning visits to historic homes in the Hudson Valley, I've visited a whole bunch, and included my list of favorites... More 

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NYC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A Revolutionary Era home is always a treat to visit and this one belonged to the illustrious Livingston family of New York. The mansion is worth the look with an approximately one hour tour. The interior decoration covers many eras to reflect later residents and additions to the house. The grounds are beautiful. We brought a picnic and ate it... More 

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New York
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We had a wonderful Mother's Day Tea and tour of the gardens while at Clermont Mansion. We also decided to take a tour of the Mansion. What a great time we had. The food was great and plenty. The tour guides had so much info. Even the garden tour rendered much info. I would highly recommend it! The grounds are... More 

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upstate new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love Clermont. The view are gorgeous, the people that work there are so nice. Great house tour. I would recommend taking your friends and family... They also have great events there!

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Saugerties, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

While I have yet to venture inside the Clermont mansion, I have had the joy of 'hiking' the grounds - during the summer, fall and winter months. Each holding its' own beauty and treats. In the summer, basking on the lawn - which overlooks the Hudson River - is stunning. Saugerties is seen to the West, and with it comes... More 

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blue ridge mountains
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Given the reduced off-season hours, we were lucky to get a tour that turned out to be a private one -- which is always special. Jennie knew her stuff, provided us with a lot of information about the Livingstons of Clermont, and answered all of our questions. I had come across the Livingstons and Livingston Manor in my ancestry research... More 

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Philadelphia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We visited the Clermont Mansion on a whim and were highly rewarded for our decision. The house looked especially appealing with all of the delightful pre-Halloween decorations. It is steeped in American history. Members of the Livingston family, who lived here, included a drafter of the Declaration of Independence and the Judge who swore in George Washington as first President... More 

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Southern California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Beautiful grounds and the house is worth seeing due to its age and history. Take time to walk around the grounds. Go early to see the movie before your tour. If you are thinking of a picnic, this is the place. You can walk around the house and grounds for free and catch the view of the river but take... More 

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Batavia, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Livingston family built this amazing estate in 1740 in Clermont which is a French term meaning "clear mountain." Seven generations of Livingston's maintained this beautifully decorated National Historic Landmark. It's view of the Hudson River and Catskills is well-worth viewing. Tours are less than an hour in length and would reveal some valuable historical information. I would highly recommend... More 

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NEW YORK
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40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My honey took me to this park as part of our "date day". The grounds are huge and the mansion tour is well done. The lady who explains the history and give the tour was very knowledgeable and friendly. However, the grounds are lacking a lot of beauty. There weren't many flowers and it seemed boring. The view of the... More 

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Address: Address: 1 Clermont Ave., Germantown, NY 12526
Phone Number: 518-537-4240
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Germantown

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