Historic Hudson River Towns
Working Together on the Shores of the Hudson

Welcome to the Historic Hudson River Towns!

We are delighted to have you visit our website and look forward to seeing you when you visit our member communities. Historic Hudson River Towns is a consortium of riverfront municipalities (villages, towns and cities) that was formed in 1994 to work together on issues of common concern. Our major focus has always been tourism development, with related issues of riverfront renewal and downtown revitalization.

Learn more about us and about our members.

In The News

Sing Sing Prison Museum

Sing Sing Prison Museum

The creation of a Sing Sing Prison Museum on the banks of the Hudson in Ossining has long been talked about. The concept is being revived among those who care about Sing Sing’s unique position in the history of the American penal system. Others are interested in development of the museum because of its tremendous national and international potential as a significant tourist attraction for New... Read More

Bannerman Island: A Mystery Island on the Hudson

By Lenore Person Buried on an island in the Hudson, beneath the brittle body of century old castle walls and thin hair of tangled vines, lie Civil War bayonet scabbards and the ashes of Irish linen bed sheets. This is the remnant of a Scotsman's fortress called Bannerman Castle -- built not as a home, but as an arsenal for his immense collection of weapons. Public access to this island has had a... Read More

Upcoming Events In The River Towns

  • Afro-Peruvian Ensemble, Hudson River Museum Amphitheater
    Afro-Peruvian Ensemble in Yonkers, NY - 08/04/2017
    An all-star band brings us rhythms of the Peruvian coast from uplifting festejos to contrapunto de Zapateo (box drum counterpoint)
  • Live Music, Fireworks, Crafts, Food Beer, Family Event
    Hudson River Exposition in Peekskill in Peekskill, NY - 08/05/2017
    The Hudson Valley Exposition Festival Celebrates all our region has to offer. Food, Wine, Beer, Crafts, Music, Vendors, Activities for the Young and Old plus a... Read More »
  • Ralph's World, Paramount Theater, Peekskill
    Ralph's World at the Paramount in Peekskill, NY - 08/06/2017
    [Two Showtimes: 1:00pm & 4:00pm] Ralph’s World is coming to the Paramount Theater! Ralph’s World is the mega-fun musical planet where kids rock and dance to their... Read More »
  • The Fixx, Paramount Hudson Valley
    The Fixx at the Paramount Hudson Valley in Peekskill, NY - 08/10/2017
    With three #1 hits, five in the Top Five, and a dozen in the Top Ten, The Fixx has been heralded as one of the most innovative bands to come out of the MTV era!... Read More »

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©2017 Historic Hudson
River Towns, Inc.

Jerry Faiella
Executive Director
Phone: 914-760-8067

Nancy Gold
Marketing Director
Phone: 914-232-6583

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