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Hudson Valley Sights

Locust Grove

  • 2683 South Rd. Map It
  • Poughkeepsie
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 05/15/2014

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After Samuel Morse, the inventor of the telegraph, bought this circa-1830 house, he remodeled it into a Tuscan-style villa. It still contains the possessions and keepsakes of the family that lived here after him. The Morse Gallery, inside the visitor center, has exhibits of telegraph equipment and paintings by Morse. The grounds include gardens and hiking trails.

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2683 South Rd., Poughkeepsie, New York, 12601, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $10
  • House May–Nov., daily 10–3; grounds daily 8am–dusk

Updated 05/15/2014


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