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Rhinebeck in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hudson River National Historic Landmark District

 
 
Hudson River National Historic Landmark District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 4, 2019
1. Hudson River National Historic Landmark District Marker
("entering" side faces east • for westbound traffic)
Inscription.  
Entering a
Landmark District
The 32-square-mile area
between Staatsburg and Clermont
is designated as the
Hudson River
National Historic Landmark District
Marked by Friends of Hudson River Heritage • HRH

 
Erected by Friends of Hudson River Heritage.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 41° 58.366′ N, 73° 54.996′ W. Marker is in Rhinebeck, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on New York State Route 199 0.2 miles east of River Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is one mile east of the Hudson River, located at the west end of a park-and-ride lot on the south side of the highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rhinebeck NY 12572, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bridge Engineers (approx. ¾ mile away); Building the Bridge (approx. ¾ mile away); The New York State Bridge Authority (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Rhinebeck
Hudson River National Historic Landmark District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 4, 2019
2. Hudson River National Historic Landmark District Marker
("leaving" side faces west • for eastbound traffic)
(approx. 1.6 miles away); St. Margaret's (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hendricks House (approx. 2½ miles away); Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome (approx. 2.7 miles away); “Historic Diner” (approx. 2.7 miles away).
 
Regarding Hudson River National Historic Landmark District. National Register of Historic Places #90002219
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Hudson River National Historic Landmark District
 
Also see . . .
1. The Hudson River National Historic Landmark District. This extraordinary 32-square-mile district stretches from Germantown in Columbia County to Hyde Park in Dutchess County. It is comprised of four towns, four hamlets, two villages, over forty riverfront estates, and the designed landscapes, farmland, and distinctive natural features in between. (Submitted on March 31, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Hudson River Historic District (Wikipedia). The history recognized by the NHLD designation began in 1688 with the first colonial land grants and continues to the end of country house development in the area around 1940. It can be divided into several phases: the colonial era when only Clermont Manor stood, the post-Revolutionary
Hudson River National Historic Landmark District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 4, 2019
3. Hudson River National Historic Landmark District Marker
period in the early 19th century when more houses were built in newer architectural styles, the later 19th and early 20th century when the area became less desirable by wealthy homebuilders, and the later 20th century when efforts to preserve and protect the properties began. (Submitted on March 31, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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