New York National Parks
From the 1690s to the 1790s, served as the final resting place of enslaved and free Africans in New York City, New York.
This 2,158-mile footpath runs from Mount Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in Georgia, traversing 14 states.
Built 1808-1811, structure served as defense for NY harbor, entertainment center, and immigration depot for more than 8 million people from 1855-1890.
Experience the diversity of the Chesapeake Bay through the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network - a system of over 160 parks, refuges, museums, historic communities and water trails in the Bay watershed.
Features the furnished home of the Eleanor Roosevelt ("Val-Kill Cottage") and Stone Cottage, built for her by FDR in 1925.
The official Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor website provides a unified venue for information from Corridor sites on many levels --federal, state, local, and private. General information on the Corridor is provided here.
Seat of NY's colonial government and site of Washington inauguration, John Peter Zenger trial, adoption of Bill of Rights, and meeting place of the Stamp Act Congress.
32-mile-long seashore includes beaches, dunes, the Fire Island Light, and the nearby estate of William Floyd, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Site of the American stand in August, 1777 against the British invasion from Canada and the treaty of Fort Stanwix with the Iroquois on November 5, 1768.
Spanning portions of NY and NJ, nation's first urban park offers wide range of recreational opportunities. It includes a wildlife refuge, historic forts and airfields.
Popularly known as Grants Tomb, the largest mausoleum in North America (completed in 1897) includes the tombs of General and Mrs. Grant.
Between 1806 and 1811, these fortifications were constructed as part of the First and Second American Systems of Coastal Fortification. Both Castle William and Fort Jay represent two of the finest types of defensive structures in use from the Renaissance to the American Civil War.
The Grange, named after his grandfather's estate in Scotland, was the home of Alexander Hamilton, American statesman and first Secretary of the Treasury.
Springwood was the birthplace, lifetime residence, and "Summer White House" of the 32nd President.
This area resources exhibit the roles of freedom and dignity in the valley's history, and the historical and contemporary role of commerce.
The heart of the museum is the historic tenement, home to an estimated 7,000 people from over 20 nations between 1863 and 1935. Tour the tenement's cramped living spaces. Learn about the lives of past residents and the history of the Lower East Side.
Lindenwald was the retirement home of the eighth U.S. President, Martin Van Buren, from 1841 until his death July 24, 1862.
Designated by Congress in 2008, the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area stretches from the western boundary of Wheatfield, New York to the mouth of the Niagara River on Lake Ontario.
Hiking Adventures in Seven States The North Country National Scenic Trail links scenic, natural, historic, and cultural areas in seven states.
Theodore Roosevelt's home from 1886 until his death in 1919, including the "Summer White House" from 1901-09.
This 18th-century church, completed in 1787, is associated with the trial of John Peter Zenger and the fight for freedom of the press.
Site of the first significant American military victory during the American Revolution.
Park includes the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, which played an important role in the history of immigration in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The 26th President was born here on October 27, 1858, and spent the first 13 years of his life here.
Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated as 26th President of the U.S. on September 14, 1901, in the Ansley Wilcox House after the assassination of President McKinley.
In 1825, America was still a new nation, just forming its own unique identity and traditions. Thomas Cole invented a new style of art, one that Americans could call their own. His landscape paintings launched the art movement known as the Hudson River School.
Stretching 73 miles along the New York-Pennsylvania border, the longest free-flowing river in the Northeast includes riffles and Class I and II rapids.
Built by Frederick W. Vanderbilt, mansion is a fine example of homes built by 19th-century millionaires.
Commemorates the First Women's Rights Convention and the early leaders of the women's rights movement in the United States.