1 out of 10 children will be sexually abused before they turn 18! Chances are, someone you know has been impacted. As alarming as these statistics are, childhood sexual abuse can be prevented. Please join us on the evening of Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Henry H. Wells Middle School for an empowering presentation with renowned […]
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Filled with exciting destinations, adventures, Great Eats, & Entertainment. From our amazing hiking trails & county parks, to Boscobel & Tilly foster farm. Putnam County is just an hour ride away from New York City. Family Fun Begins in Putnam. Check Back on September 3rd When we will introduce our New Director of Tourism.
Tilly Foster Farm is alive and well! The Tilly Foster Farm Community Gardens, now in its second decade of operation, continues to produce award-winning organically grown flowers, vegetables and herbs. Part of the revitalization of the farm has been the return of small farm animals – some are quite exotic, like our unique chicken breeds, […]
Built between 1804 and 1808, Boscobel was originally the dream house of wealthy Loyalists. By the 1950s, after falling into disrepair, it was demolished. Preservationists saved as many architectural fragments as possible and reassembled them fifteen miles north, where the Neoclassical mansion was restored back to—and even beyond—its original grandeur. Boscobel was saved as a […]
Just 50 miles north of New York City, a Buddhist Monastery can be found on a remote hillside of Putnam County. With the name Chaung Yen translating to “Majestically Adorned,” this somewhat out-of-place monastery is a sanctuary of peace and meditation a short drive from New York City. Chuang Yen monastery houses the largest Buddha […]
Breakneck Ridge is a mountain along the Hudson River between Beacon and Cold Spring, New York, straddling the boundary between Dutchess and Putnam counties. Its distinctive rocky cliffs are visible for a long distance when approached from the south, and together with Storm King Mountain on the opposite bank of the river forms Wey-Gat, or […]