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Historic Huguenot Street

81 Huguenot St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1413
+1 845-255-1889
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Excellent walk through history!

My husband and I went on this 90 minute guided walk on our anniversary, not knowing what to expect... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
WingedFlight
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Port Jervis, New York
Living History off the beaten path!

Wife's family heritage goes back to the Huguenot's, and as such a visit to the Street is necessary... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
mattheww765
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This 10-acre National Historic Landmark District includes a Visitor Center, seven historic stone houses, a reconstructed 1717 Huguenot church, 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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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81 Huguenot St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1413
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

My husband and I went on this 90 minute guided walk on our anniversary, not knowing what to expect but deciding to bow out quickly if it got boring. Not to be the case! Our friendly, knowledgeable and funny hostess Vanessa HeavyRunner began her discourse...More

2  Thank WingedFlight
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Wife's family heritage goes back to the Huguenot's, and as such a visit to the Street is necessary and wonderful! Living history, and the staff are engaging and as interested in the background as you are! For free , this is one of the best...More

Thank mattheww765
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Such a great place to walk around and check our the old stone buildings. Even the little ones enjoyed it!

Thank Jason Laura C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Good to take a walk and look around at all the old buildings! Good to do when its nice out! There is a parking lot right by the area to park as well.

Thank Brie V
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Huguenot St. is a well preserved area which offers an intimate view of the history of the Huguenots. Our guide, Kevin, was outstanding. He made the tour come alive. We could imagine the family of 7 living in a one room stone house. The church,...More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I have done many of the attractions in this area of New York but this was a hidden jem. I had not heard of the historic street until very recently. A short video was played prior to the small group tour which was very informative...More

Thank Kristen F
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Unique historic street in New Paltz..takes you back to Colonial times. Historic houses are unique here as there are several in a row

Thank LauradeeS
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Walking down Huguenot street is like walking down through history, as you'll see houses built in the 17th century by French Huguenots flying France where they were persecuted for their religious beliefs. Depending on the day, some homes are open for guided tours. Each one...More

3  Thank ginsengNewYork
Reviewed 24 March 2017

From its cemetery with headstones dating as far back as the early 1700s to its stone houses erected in the late 1600s, this is a wonderfully-maintained area laden with a long history, many biographies, and many fine antiques in homes built by the French Huguenots...More

3  Thank JoseMM-L
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Huguenot Street offers a glimpse into life during the earliest time in our country's history. Stop in at the visitor's center to book a tour- this will give you the greatest insight into the buildings and the people who inhabited them in the area. After...More

1  Thank Nancy R
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Go2Wander
15 October 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
26 March 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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