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Hudson Valley, Chronology.

Hudson Valley Estates

1730 - Clermont. Built by Robert R. Livingston, Jr. Burned in 1775 & rebuilt.
1737 - Van Alen house, Kinderhook, built by Luykas Van Alen
1797 - Lindenwald mansion, Kinderhook, built by Peter Van Ness
1804 - Boscobel mansion built by States Dyckman in Crugers, NY. Moved in 1950's
1804 - Montgomery Place. Janet Livingston Montgomery. Architect A.J. Davis
1811 - Robert Jenkins house, Hudson, built by Jenkins
1835 - Sunnyside, Tarrytown, Washington Irving. Built around an existing cottage
1838 - Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, General William Paulding. Architect A.J. Davis
1839 - Lindenwald, Kinderhook. Bought by Martin Van Buren and expanded
1845 - Springwood, Hyde Park. Bought by Josiah Wheeler. Expanded it and developed the grounds
1847 - Morse purchased Georgian-style mansion. Converted to a Tuscan Villa. Architect A.J. Davis.
1867 - Springwood, Hyde Park. Bought by James & Rebecca Howland Roosevelt
1880 - Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, bought by Jay Gould
1882 - Springwood, Hyde Park. Roosevelts renovated the house into a 17 room Italian villa.
1888 - Wildersstein, Rhinebeck. Rebuilt for the Suckley family
1895 - Mills mansion. Built around a mansion inherited by him. 65 rooms
1895 - Vanderbilt Mansion, Hyde Park, Frederick Vanderbilt.
1910 - Belvedere masion, Tarrytown, built by Florence and Casper Whitney.
1913 - Kykuit, Pocantico Hills, built by Rockefeller family
1915 - Springwood, Hyde Park. Expanded by Sara Roosevelt to 35 room Georgian Revival
1920's - Clermont rebuilt as a Colonial Revival home (as it is today)
1926 - Val-Kill, Hyde Park. Built for Eleanor Roosevelt on the Roosevelt estate.


Historic Hudson Valley:
Nonprofit organization started by John D. Rockefeller
Sunnyside, Kykuit, Van Cortlandt Manor, Montgomery Place estate and other historic sites in the lower Hudson Valley. www.hudsonvalley.org

New York State's Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation:
Clermont, Olana, and Mills Mansion

National Park Service Historic Landmarks:
Springwood, Val-Kill, Locust Grove and Lindenwald

National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is the country's largest private, nonprofit preservation organization.

Van Alen House

Lindenwald - President Martin Van Buren

Olana - Frederic Edwin Church

Olana - Frederic Edwin Church


Clermont - Livingston family




Ogden and Ruth Livingston Mills

Mills Mansion

Mills Mansion

Mills Mansion

Mills Mansion

More Information

Columbia County Historical Society

Westchester County Historical Society

Westchester Arts Council

National Register of Historic Places

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