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Historic Huguenot Street

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A quiet Walk into the Past.

A lovely and quiet street where colonists from long ago settled. Some nicely built and sweet... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
campeddeer
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Bronx, New York
Excellent Docent

We loved our visit on a cold, late-fall day. It seemed in keeping with the historical mood of this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Judy R
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Pahoa, Hawaii
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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...more
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81 Huguenot St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1413
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely and quiet street where colonists from long ago settled. Some nicely built and sweet houses. Nothing flashy but calm and lovely.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank campeddeer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our visit on a cold, late-fall day. It seemed in keeping with the historical mood of this wonderful old place. Our docent was Anthony and he was excellent. Very knowledgeable and friendly, and so patient with all my questions! He made the history...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Judy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because we could not get into the buildings, we did not get the full flavor of the visit. There was some information at the visitor center, but after that all I can say is the visit had potential.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After some bad weather we couldn’t go hiking so found this fun museum - did the tour w/ Liz and she was great. Would recommend - very interesting

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome! Our tour guide was Liz and she was so well spoken and she went into a in depth history of each room we visited. I enjoyed my time at Huguenot Street.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The ghost tour was cool, not scary though, it was more of an re-enactment of life in the 1700’s in the area. The acting was great and the architecture beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I paid the worth while price to get a tour of Huguenot St in New Paltz. Our guide Anthony was extremely knowledgeable. While talking of the plights of these Huguenots from the mid 1600’s was truly amazing. I highly recommend for anyone...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

We walked Huguenot Street with the app that offers a self guided tour on our phone as it was too early for a guided tour and it was well worth it. The architecture and the feeling of history of the region was clearly felt and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mom5fay
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful way to spend a Saturday! The houses are well-preserved and staged so that you can immerse yourself in the world of the Huguenots. We went the day of Applestock too so it was a lovely day all around. Our tour guide Liz...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Emily S
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Interesting and well executed! Liz did a fabulous job of sharing the history of the settlement. Her enthusiasm and knowledge kept me captivated for the entire time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Calista W
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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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