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Clermont State Historic Site

  • Historic District/Site

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

Robert R. Livingston Jr. (1746–1813), who helped draft the Declaration of Independence, was just one of the illustrious Livingstons who made their home on this estate between Tivoli and Hudson. The stately white house reflects the changes made by several generations: it was burned by the British during the Revolutionary War and rebuilt in the late 1700s on the original foundations. The rooms are furnished with family heirlooms and include splendid examples of decorative objects and of cabinetmaking.

Sight Information

Address:

Rte. 6W off Rte. 9G, Germantown, New York, United States

Phone:

518-537–4240

Sight Details:

  • $5
  • House Apr.–Oct., Tues.–Sun. 11–5; Nov.–Mar., weekends 11–4. Grounds daily, 8:30–sunset

Published 07/23/2015

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