Attractions in Montgomery, New York

Attractions in Montgomery, New York
Named after the general Richard Montgomery who fought in the Revolutionary War, Montgomery, New York is a small community renowned for its historic buildings and location and situated near the gorgeous Hudson Valley. The community offers natives and visitors a mix of exciting attractions including historic museums, parks, and numerous events that are enjoyable for people of all ages.

Brick House Museum

A visit to the Brick House Museum will transport visitors back to an authentic depiction of what a farm looked like in the 1830s. According to the Hill-Hold & Brick Museum, www.hillholdandbrickhouse.org, the space was constructed in 1768 by Nathaniel Hill and was once the home of seven generations of Hill family members. The house was refurbished in 1830, which is why visitors will see an added wing, a genuine one-room schoolhouse, a barn, an outdoor area, along with original Chippendale furnishings. For additional information about the Brick House Museum, please visit www.hillholdandbrickhouse.org.

Orange County Farmer's Museum

Constructed by Bob and Amy Bull Christ, the Orange County Farmer's Museum was developed in part by the idea of the farmer Robert Score. The museum opened in 1993 and is now a prime place to learn about agriculture and farming in upstate New York. Visitors can take part in guided tours and nature walks or simply enjoy the museum's numerous displays. Additionally, the museum hosts numerous events such as children's programs, an antique road show and a veteran's military show. It is also the home of genuine farmer's artifacts and memorabilia. For additional information about the Orange County Farmers Museum, please visit www.ocfarmersmuseum.org.

Riverfront Park

Situated on the riverfront, the park is an lovely destination, especially during the warmer months. The park features a stunning beachfront, discovery trails for walking, biking or running, numerous picnic tables and options for fishing.

Article Written By Serena Norr

Serena Norr has been a New York-based writer and editor since 2001. Her articles have appeared in "Time Out New York," "Tea & Coffee Trade Journal," "Time Out New York," "Film Monthly," "Shecky's," "Princeton Review" and "Beyond Race." Norr specializes in health and wellness, motherhood, and beauty-related topics. She attained her Bachelors of Arts in English at Hunter College.

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