Clermont State Historic Site


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Clermont State Historic Site


Location:On County Road 6, off Route 9G, 1 mile north of Tivoli.
Facilities:Picnic area, hiking trail, bridle trail, nature trails, visitor center, interpretive exhibit, museum, scenic view.
Activities:Guided tours, hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, interpretive programs and demonstrations.
Special Features:Site preserves the home of seven successive generations of New York's politically and socially prominent Livingston family. Robert R. Livingston, Jr. was Clermont's most notable resident. His accomplishments include drafting the Declaration of Independence, serving as the first U.S. Minister of Foreign Affairs, administering the oath of office to George Washington, negotiating the Louisiana Purchase, and developing steamboat technology with Robert Fulton. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1973, Clermont is also an anchor in the Hudson River National Landmark District.
Address:1 Clermont Ave
Germantown, NY 12526

Phone:518-537-4240
Fax:518-537-6240
Web: www.nysparks.com/sites/info.asp?siteID=5
Size: 589 acres.

See other parks in New York.