AAA Editor Notes
Senate House State Historic Site, 296 Fair St., was the meeting site of the first New York State Senate. A museum features Hudson Valley furnishings and art exhibits relating to John Vanderlyn and other Hudson Valley artists. Rooms in the Senate House are furnished as they would have appeared in 1777 when the New York State Senate met in the home of Abraham Van Gaasbeek.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.