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Visit New York State ...Plan a Guided Bus Tour featuring Underground Railroad, Erie Canal, Women’s Rights and History, Shopping, Wine Tasting and much more ...experience the 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal and the 100th anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote!

Hudson Valley Region

Hudson Valley RegionRomance, Relax, and Renew at a Hudson Valley Bed and Breakfast!

The graceful Hudson Valley region, less than an hour's drive from NY City & Manhattan, is celebrated for its scenic beauty, historic homes, charming river towns, delightful cultural attractions, and fascinating history. Enchanting landscapes of mountains, rivers, rolling vineyards, apple orchards, and peaceful countryside that have, for centuries, inspired artists and authors

The gorgeous scenery provides a perfect backdrop for a number of appealing attractions including the Wineries, the American Museum of Fire fighting in Hudson, Raceways, and the Harness Racing Hall of Fame. Explore historic colonial homesteads and opulent estates established by famous men and women who helped shape our nation.

Shopping in the region is fabulous, whether you’re hunting for antiques and hidden art treasures or shopping for bargains. You will find many unique shops!

The explorer Henry Hudson, the region's namesake, discovered this area in the 1600's. Today, you can explore the region's many exciting offerings, majestic scenery, historic estates, castles, and quaint river towns. While visiting this magical place, experience the gracious hospitality in the Hudson Valley at Changing Times Boutique Country B&B Lodging!

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Slate in New York State
In the mid-1800's, Welsh immigrants brought their slate working experience to the northeastern US, starting what was to become a major industry in the New York / Vermont area. This 100% natural product is found in many colors including Semi-Weathering Grey/Green, Variegated Purple, Royal Purple, Mottled Green & Purple, Unfading Grey/Green, Black and Unfading Red. It is said that the only known deposit of true red slate in the world is located in Middle Granville NY. Slate is used for roofing, black boards, pool tables, walk ways, window sills, stone markers, fire places, flooring, decorative kitchen backs, countertops and much more.

Learn more about this long lasting material and the history behind the workers, families and communities by visiting the Slate Valley Museum in Granville, NY. ...>>
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