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Historic Huguenot Street

81 Huguenot St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1413
+1 845-255-1889
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Historical Mind Opening Tour!

My family and I went for the Family Day (free!) Tour on Father's Day and found ourselves fascinated... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ThrilledEasily
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Hudson Valley, New York
Exposing the Roots of Historic Huguenot Street

This 90 minute tour of the homes on Huguenot Street was engaging every step of the way! Our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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This 10-acre National Historic Landmark District includes a Visitor Center, seven historic stone houses, a reconstructed 1717 Huguenot church, a replica Munsee Native American wigwam, exhibit and program spaces, archaeological sites, and an 18th-century burial ground that dates to the very first settlers. Huguenot Street also maintains an extensive archive that preserves early local history collections and family papers, along with a research library. See Huguenot Street come alive with fresh interpretations of the historic houses, tours across the settlement, and a diverse range of special programs year-round.
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81 Huguenot St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1413
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I went for the Family Day (free!) Tour on Father's Day and found ourselves fascinated by learning, seeing and experiencing intimate details surrounding the Founding Families of Huguenot Street. Led by Excellent Eddie, our Brilliant Tour Guide, we saw the a copy...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This 90 minute tour of the homes on Huguenot Street was engaging every step of the way! Our excellent guide, Eddie Moran, who is a history major, spoke without notes or hesitation about all aspects of life in this area, from the purchase of the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time. The scenery was beautiful and was well worth the trip. Eddie led the tour and was willing to answer any questions. Overall wonderful experience!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a wonderful tour by Eddie M. of this important historic site of the first European settlement in this area of the Hudson Valley. Our tour guide knew a great deal about the early generations of French Huguenot settlers, and the tour of their...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Honest and informative lessons on local history. Our tour guide, Eddie, was passionate and ready to answer any question our group had.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent tour by Eddie Moran. He knows the history and presents clear information. This is a must see stop if you are interested in early American history, New York history and African American history. They present not just the experiences of white settlers but the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Eddie Moran lead an amazingly knowledgeable tour the site. He provided all pertinent information from many differing socioeconomic and cultural viewpoints. Historic Huguenot Streets deals forthrightly with all the history and issues of the time (i.e. religious tolerance, native relations, slavery). Young Master Moran knows...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the guided tour. 90 minutes to go through three buildings! The guide was well-informed, and you hear about all parts of the history!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A little known bit of history spanning centuries, and representing a crossroads of culture from the 1600's. Our tour guide was Eddie, a history major (who unfortunately does not plan to teach) who gave the two of us what amounted to our own personal tour,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eddie, our tour guide was very knowledgeable. I wasn’t expecting to have as much fun as I did. 😊 Thank you for the history lesson and a great afternoon.

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Go2Wander
October 15, 2016|
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Response from Kaitlin G | Property representative |
As the other answer mentions, there is a Trailways bus to New Paltz, and the station is walking distance from Historic Huguenot Street. Metro-North's Hudson line also stops at the Poughkeepsie train station, which is about... More
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Sllanes62
March 26, 2016|
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Response from bkorabel | Reviewed this property |
Huguenot Street is always open. You might not get into some of the old stone houses but you certainly can view them from the outside. There are also old headstones that are visible in a small cemetery on the street.
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