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Poughkeepsie, NY

About PoughkeepsieOriginally settled by the Dutch, Poughkeepsie became the state capital in 1777. Eleven years later the state ratified the U.S. Constitution. The city is built on the rocky terraces rising 250 feet above the Hudson River and the level plateau above. The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Vanderbilt Mansion national historic sites are nearby.

Visitor Centers Dutchess County Tourism Promotion Agency 3 Neptune Rd. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. Phone:(845)463-4000 or (800)445-3131

ShoppingPoughkeepsie Galleria is just off US 9 at 2001 South Rd., about 7 miles north of I-84 exit 13. The largest mall in the Hudson Valley, it has retailers like Macy's and Target along with movie theaters and a food court.

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Poughkeepsie, NY

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50 Red Oaks Mill Rd (CR 44). Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

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2641 South Rd (US 9). Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

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Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Poughkeepsie

2361 South Rd (US Rt 9). Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

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Days Inn by Wyndham

536 Haight Ave. Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

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