Historic Hudson Valley Castles, Mansions, Ruins, Estates, and Sites 2011

Some of the Hudson Valley’s forgotten cultural treasures lie in disrepair. Two native sons have made it their mission to catalogue the history of these important sites



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fresh air home

Fresh Air Home, Tomkins Cove

This once-grand building, run by the Fresh Air Association of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, apparently provided rural vacations for needy mothers and children from New York City. “It has been sitting abandoned for many years alongside a road in Rockland County,” says Yasinsac. “It’s a pretty impressive site.”

» Next: Northgate, the Edward J. Cornish Estate, Cold Spring, NY

Jump to the ruins:
» Wyndclyffe in Rhinebeck, NY
» Middlehope Drive-in Theater, Newburgh, NY
» Fresh Air Home, Tomkins Cove, NY (near Stony Point)
» Northgate, the Edward J. Cornish Estate, Cold Spring, NY
» Hutton Company Brick Works, Kingston, NY

 

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