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Historical - Resorts and Lodges in New York
As one of the original 13 colonies, New York has seen its fair share of United States history over the past two centuries. Some of the historical events have been memorialized with statues, monuments, or are just recounted by word of mouth from generation to generation. The Empire State features a multitude of properties with plenty of history associated with them. Winter Clove Inn has a history that dates all the way back to the Revolutionary War, and features more than 150 years and five generations of lodging tradition. Geneva on the Lake is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was originally built as a private home in 1914. That seems young when compared to The Rhinecliff Hotel, originally built in 1854 as a boarding house for wanderers and travelers. Create your own historical adventure through the state of New York, and make sure to visit a few of the properties listed below.
From its beginnings as a private estate in 1883, Mirror Lake Inn has had an enriching journey that rubs off on every one of its guests. It was born as a resort in 1924, of the original Fuller Brush fortune & it quickly became a place where the wealthy would gather. Today, it retains its upscale charm, but it's just for you!
Cresthaven Resort was originally part of an estate owned by the legendary New York Times publisher Alfred Ochs, who purchased the Adirondack estate in the late 1920’s. The property's boathouse is now the Boathouse Restaurant. There are still traces of the style and elegance of years past that you simply will not find anywhere else!
For the history lover, you can experience all upstate New York has to offer. Form the convenience of Pinegrove Ranch & Family Resort, you are a short day trip from the area's most interesting historical sites. Spend the day exploring Vanderbilt Mansion, Senate House State Historic Site, or the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Originally started as an active dairy farm that later progressed to horses, Fieldstone Farm Resort offers a rich history on a beautiful 170-acre countryside in New York. The resort has been in operation since 1968 and has now transformed from its unique beginnings to a charming destination for families. Come experience this one-of-a-kind getaway...
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Geneva On The Lake was originally built as a private home in 1914. Modeled after Villa Lancellotti in Frascati, Italy, the resort features Italian marble fireplaces, Ionic columns, wall tapestries, wood-coffered ceilings and classical sculptures adorning lush lawns. You'll truly feel like you've...
Built in 1940s, the The Mountain Brook represents the historic and architectural past of one of America's most distinctive regions. Today, it's the Catskills' only upscale Adirondack-style lodge, fresh from a sensitive - and spectacular - renovation that highlights its history even as it welcomes you in modern comfort.
Winter Clove Inn is more than a getaway; it's history is stemmed from the Revolutionary War. Once H.B. Whitcomb opened his farmhouse to summer guests, and this began five generations of innkeepers that have continued to maintain the inn's tradition of lodging and hospitality for over 150 years.
Listed on the National Register of Historical Places for Greene County, Albergo Allegria is fully restored to its former 1892 glory including the original stained glass windows and handcrafted woodwork. Cottages One and Two were added in 1984, and echo the historic design down to the last keyhole window!
From its breathtaking Victorian architectural pastiche that combines French Renaissance Revival, Italianate and Egyptian influences to its historic location on Congress Park, The Batcheller Mansion Inn stands as one of Saratoga Springs' most incredible landmarks. Built in 1873 by George Sherman Batcheller, the mansion has been welcoming guests for...
Gather a sense of the area's storied past by booking a room in one of Buttermilk Falls' circa-1764 Main House with river or garden views. Four architecturally intriguing guesthouses evoke an equally inspiring old rustic charm. For years, Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa has prided itself on maintaining the architectural integrity of its buildings,...
Originally built in 1854 by architect George Veitch, The Rhinecliff Hotel initially served as a simple rooming house for travelers to the area offering sustenance and rest for both man and horse. The hotel, now listed in the National Register of Historic Places, had been in constant operation since until in 2003 when after a period of some...
Enjoy a blast from the past during your stay at Moondance Ridge Bed & Breakfast. The 1900s Craftsman-inspired architecture reflects the charm of what one would expect from a traditional bed and breakfast. However, upon arrival to your guest room, feel transported back to early 1900s Hollywood -- each room is decorated in the theme of a famous...
History buffs are sure to revel in the accommodations of Spillian! Each room takes on a different theme, each with furnishings and architectural detailing that remains indicative of the old Catskills pre-Spillian mansion. All are individually unique and evoke a past era.
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