Taconic Magazine - Winter 2023/2024

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TACONIC Magazine All Aboard! Copake Iron Works Pomeroy Family Railroad Opens!

NYS Parks & Historical Sites

Celebrate 100 Years in 2024!

PREMIER EDITION Winter 2023/2024 Vo. 1, No. 1

From the Commissioner

From the Regional Director

Erik Kulleseid

Linda Cooper

Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Our State has many superb parks and historic sites used by nearly 80 million visitors annually. The Taconic Region’s parks and historic sites, on the east side of the Hudson River from Westchester County to Columbia County, stand out because of their proximity to New York City and the rich history of the Hudson River. The Region also happens to be where I grew up and first came to love State Parks.

Seeing the Taconic Region through the eyes of one of our newest Commission members is exciting! I hope it will draw you all in to read about our parks and historic sites and then inspire you to plan a visit to our marvelous system of places filled with natural resources, cultural history and incredible people who will help you to enjoy a safe visit to the Taconic Region.

As Commissioner of New York State Parks, I am pleased to welcome to our statewide publicity efforts the first issue of The Taconic Magazine published by the Taconic Region Commission and shared with over 500 institutions, organizations and parks supporters. Some of the Region’s wonderful parks and sites are highlighted by beautiful photographs and vivid descriptions, as is news about exciting events in those four counties.

For anyone who loves to hike, bike, read, walk, swim, kayak, canoe, or encounter moments of the past that define where we are as a society today will experience the natural beauty of our parks and learn the history of our region. There are so many opportunities at New York State Parks that can bring you, your friends and family to a place of joy.

I hope that this Magazine will encourage you to come to our many fabulous facilities, not only in the Taconic Region, but statewide.


TACONIC Magazine Email: taconicmagazine@gmail.com

In this inaugural issue of the Taconic Magazine, you will see Commissioner and Taconic Chair Edgar Master’s vision of bringing the Copake Ironworks to life. You’ll get a preview of the capital projects coming to Olana State Historic Site and the renderings of the new Frederic Church Center, which has begun construction. You’ll experience the transformation of the historic home of the Philipse Family in Yonkers into a state-of-the-art museum. Visitors to the Philipse Manor Hall will learn the stories of three important groups who embody the history of an era – the Philipse Family, the Enslaved and the Native Americans. The untold stories of The Manor’s past stimulate future conversations about who we are and how our stories occupy the historic narrative of the Region. Innovation isn’t just inside our Parks as the article on the newly-established David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center at the Pocantico Center, adjacent to our Rockefeller Park Preserve, shows. The Rockefeller’s legacy is felt throughout the region and this new arts center is yet another example of their philanthropy. Thanks to Linda for inspiring the edition and then doing the hard work to put it together. Come Enjoy Our Parks!

From the Taconic Commission Chair


Edgar Masters

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Welcome to the first issue of Taconic Magazine. This digital publication is the brain-child of our Taconic Region Commissioner Linda Tarrant-Reid, a noted author and historian. After touring the Region’s state parks and historic sites in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Columbia Counties, Ms. Tarrant-Reid firmly believed that our Commission should extoll the remarkable parks and historic sites in our Region via the digital Taconic Magazine. The Taconic Region Commission was formed in 1925, and among the first Commissioners were Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Vanderbilt Webb and Francis R. Masters. All Commissioners serve as volunteers because of their deep interest in NY State Parks and historic sites. In addition to Ms. Tarrant-Reid, today’s Commissioners include: Pamela Dubitsky, Jared Rodriguez, Emily Saland, Randall Fleischer and Frederick Osborn. As Commissioners, we advise the Region’s professional Park staff and advocate for the magnificent public facilities in the four counties – Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam and Columbia Counties. When, as Commissioners, we feel it is in the public interest, we agitate for change in a constructive manner. Please enjoy this issue of Taconic Magazine, but, more important, visit the extraordinary historic sites and diverse and exciting parks!

Philipse Manor Hall’s Rebirth.........8-9 Olana - Mid-19th Century Home ....................................................10-11 Holiday Magic for All! Staatsburgh State Historic Site... 12 David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center...................................... 13 Centennial Celebration..............14-15 News from the Taconic Commission ....................................................16-19

Taconic Commissioners Edgar Masters, Chair Frederick H.Osborn III Randall Fleischer Linda Tarrant-Reid Pamela Tillinghast Dubitsky (Ex-Officio) Jared Rodriguez Emily Saland Cover Caption: Deryn Pomeroy (left), Trustee and Director of Strategic Initiatives for William G. Pomeroy Foundation, and Carrie Berse (center), Executive Director of the Pomeroy Foundation, announced a $100,000 grant to the Friends of Taconic State Park (FTSP) to support The Pomeroy Family Railroad at Copake Iron Works. They are pictured with Jim Mackin (right), President of Friends of Taconic State Park Board of Directors.

The Taconic Magazine is a semi-annual publication of the Taconic Commission that features the extraordinary assets of the NYS Park System and Historic Sites in the Region which spans Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam and Columbia Counties. There are 11 regional commissions across NYS with the responsibility to advocate and advise the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation on matters affecting parks, outdoor recreation and historic preservation. For more information, click here.


All Aboard!

Copake Iron Works

Pomeroy Family Railroad Opens! From Friends of the Taconic State Park

The Friends of Taconic State Park called “all aboard” this past June at the Copake Iron Works Historic Site as the community celebrated the grand opening and inaugural run of the Pomeroy Family Railroad. About 150 enthusiastic supporters cheered as the “General Seth” left the station with its first passengers. Enjoying the inaugural ride were NYS Park Commissioner Erik Kulleseid, Bill Pomeroy, Founding President of the Pomeroy Foundation, and Copake Town Supervisor Jeanne Mettler, all of whom spoke during the opening ceremonies. 1500 people rode the Railroad on weekend afternoons and holidays from its June opening until the line was closed in mid-October. The train was operated by

dedicated volunteers; an engineer to drive “General Seth” and a conductor in one of the cars to tell the passengers about the area’s rich industrial heritage, including the Iron Works Visitor Center, Museum and Blast Furnace. The Railroad will be open next summer at no charge to the public starting in mid-May, 2024. The Pomeroy Family Railroad at Taconic State Park runs on a 950-foot loop. The engine pulls two retrofitted ore cars to carry passengers. The rail line replicates the narrow-gauge railroad that transported iron ore from the nearby mine to the blast furnace at the Copake Iron Works during the 19th century. In her remarks at the June 7th opening ceremony, Supervisor Mettler said, “Copake has not seen a train pass through town since 1972, so we are very excited to see the arrival of the Pomeroy Family Railroad in the Copake Iron Works. It has been a labor of love on the part of Friends of Taconic State Park and we applaud them for their efforts.” ... Continued on next page

Deryn Pomeroy (left), Trustee and Director of Strategic Initiatives for William G. Pomeroy Foundation, and Carrie Berse (center), Executive Director of the Pomeroy Foundation, announced a $100,000 grant to the Friends of Taconic State Park (FTSP) to support The Pomeroy Family Railroad at Copake Iron Works. They are pictured with Jim Mackin (right), President of Friends of Taconic State Park Board of Directors.


The Pomeroy Family Railroad is the only full-scale railroad operating in all of New York State’s 180 parks. Friends of Taconic State Park built it entirely with private funding to showcase the historic Copake Iron Works. The completion of construction of the Pomeroy Family Railroad was made possible by a significant contribution from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation. The Pomeroy family has a special connection to the Copake Iron Works: their ancestor, Lemuel Pomeroy, founded the Copake Iron Works in 1845. Lemuel and family members are buried in the nearby cemetery of the Church of St. John in the Wilderness in Copake Falls.

Friends of Taconic State Park, established in 2008, has accomplished much important preservation work at the site. For more information about the Copake Iron Works Visitor Center and Museum, click here.

The Copake Iron Works Visitor Center features a video documentary chronicling the history of the site and an extensively interpreted trail from the Copake Iron Works to the Bash Bish Falls, for which trail maps are available.


Philipse Manor Hall’s


from Historic House to State-of-the-Art Museum By Michael Lord, Philipse Manor Hall Site Director journeys of the Philipse family, the Indigenous people from whom the Philipse lands derive, and enslaved Dating to the 1680s, Philipse Manor Hall State Africans, from whose work and trade the Philipse Historic Site sits near the confluence of the family prospered during the pre-Revolutionary era. Nepperhan (Saw Mill) and Hudson Rivers, the site of The renovation of Philipse Manor Hall reflects New a Munsee Lunaape village. Used by four generations York State’s strong commitment to preserving our of the Philipse family and worked by the people they shared heritage by illuminating the full spectrum of enslaved and European tenant farmers, the Philipse culture and history of the people of our communities. Manor was once over 200,000 acres and helped make the Philipse’s the richest family in New York. Philipse Manor Hall has been redesigned to meet the needs of multilingual speakers, the hearing Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site closed in and visually impaired, visitors with wheelchairs early 2021 to undergo an extensive rehabilitation. and walkers, and is sensitive to visitors of all ages, The historic site reopened in late 2022 with a new abilities, and cultural experiences. The exhibits permanent exhibit committed to the theme of “Our include a variety of interactive elements in support of Whole History.” The new exhibits incorporate the diverse learning experiences.

Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site 29 Warburton Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701 www.philipsemanorhall.com Open Wednesdays through Sundays, 10am-5pm Admission $6.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors and students, free for children under 12. Special group rates available. Free onsite parking.


of Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site A new website devoted to additional historic and interpretative content called the Virtual Wing includes a robust events calendar and a 360° virtual tour.



Mid-19 Century Home th

of Hudson River Artist Frederic Church

By Melanie Hasbrook, Director of Advancement and Marketing, The Olana Partnership

State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) at Olana State Historic Site.

Olana, the mid-19th century historic home of Hudson River School Artist Frederic Church (18261900), is the penultimate work of his career. Church designed and built his home on the banks of the Hudson River across from his mentor and teacher landscape artist Thomas Cole who lived in Catskill, New York.

An award-winning Strategic Landscape Development Plan forms the guiding document for the program of major capital and site improvement projects announced by Gov. Kathy Hochul in December 2022. The marquee project of this $25 million public-private investment is the Frederic Church Center for Art and Landscape, a new, sustainably designed, all-electric gateway visitor center. The suite of projects includes the first phase of the restoration of Olana’s historic farm complex that will clear the way to returning agriculture to the site for the first time in over a century. Also included are the repair and repainting of the exterior woodwork and windows of the Main House and a new state-of-the-art maintenance facility.

Over four decades, Church designed Olana as a holistic environment integrating his advanced ideas about art, architecture, landscape design, and environmental conservation. Olana State Historic Site’s 250-acre landscape with five miles of carriage roads and a Persian-inspired house at its summit embraces unrivaled panoramic views of the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains. In 1964-66, Olana was saved for posterity in a landmark preservation campaign that resulted in its acquisition as a New York State Historic Site. The public-private partnership that saved Olana has remained fundamental to its ongoing preservation and interpretation. This year marks the 52nd anniversary of The Olana Partnership (TOP), the non-profit cooperative partner of the New York

Olana State Historic Site 5720 Route 9G Hudson, NY 12534

In her announcement, Gov. Kathy Hochul said, “The new projects will build on the legacy of Olana the visionary home, studio and landscape design of artist Frederic Church and his family. The Frederic Church Center will add to this canvas and help to welcome patrons to one of the most strikingly beautiful places in New York State.” To learn more visit, OLANA.org

Tours: Friday-Sunday, 11:00am-3:30pm Entrance to the Main House is by tour only. The landscape is free and open to the public. Park Open Daily 8am-Sunset


Holiday Magic for All!

A Gilded Age Christmas Staatsburgh State Historic Site

Until Sunday, December 31, 2023 Enjoy Staatsburgh’s beautiful interiors, with their original furniture, art and décor, lavishly decorated for the holiday season. Guests can reserve a timed-entry spot to stroll through the mansion’s main floor at their own pace and enjoy the festive decorations. Docents will be stationed throughout the house to answer questions and provide direction. The site’s shop—filled with wonderful gift items—is available for holiday shopping. Reservations required. No advance ticket purchase required, but reservations for entry necessary. Click here for more information and to reserve! Registration: Required. View All Events at Staatsburgh State Historic Site

David Rockefeller

Creative Arts Center at the Pocantico Center in Pocantico Hills, NY

2022 Culpeper Performance Series at the Pocantico Center – Paul Taylor Dance Company. Credit: Margaret Fox

Young musicians perform at the 2022 Culpeper Performance Series at Pocantico Center. Credit: Margaret Fox

David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center at the Pocantico Center in Pocantico Hills, NY has been transformed from the 1908 Orangerie, a winter facility for the Rockefeller’s orange trees, into a sustainable, LEED space for the development, presentation and to experience new works in the performing, literary and visual arts. The DR Center has a gallery, performance space and flexible artists’ studios. Located on the historic

Rockefeller Estate, the DR Creative Center is adjacent to the beautiful Rockefeller State Park Preserve which offers visitors quiet, pastoral vistas for walks and hikes along the trails and carriage roads throughout the former estates of the Rockefeller Family. The Preserve offers nature lovers opportunities for birdwatching and identifying the many species of flora and fauna that dwell in this amazing habitat.

For more information, click here. Watch Now: David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center opens in Westchester County 13

NYS Parks & Historical Sites

Celebrate 100 Years in 2024!

NYS Parks Commissioner Erik Kulleseid Kicks Off

Centennial Celebration With Tour Of Parks & Historic Sites

“In 2024, New York State Parks and Historic Sites will celebrate our Centennial, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of our parks and sites system. While we have incredible public properties older than the 100-year-old system, the Centennial celebrates the vital legislation that allowed us to build and expand our network of parks and sites, forging the system we know and love today. “As OPRHP Commissioner, I am reminded every day of the immense pride and enjoyment New Yorkers take in our facilities. To prepare New York State residents and visitors from around the world for the exciting year ahead, I recently embarked on a two-day journey to showcase the breadth of our parks and sites system, highlighting various activities and partnerships that make our system so unique. “During the launch tour, a small group of staff and I made ten stops – at Olana State Historic Site, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Harriman State Park, Jones Beach State Park, Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site, Niagara Falls State Park, Ganondagan State Historic Site, Green Lakes State Park and Saratoga Spa State Park – where I enjoyed biking, ziplining, firing a cannon, swimming with lifeguards, kayaking, lighting Niagara Falls for its evening illumination, and more! I was also pleased to have special guests join us all along the way at tour-stop events, and to have the chance to connect with many of our amazing staff members and supporters as well. Watch: OPRHP Centennial Launch Tour Recap Video Article from New York State Parks & Historic Sites Blog: Click Here


NEWS from the

Taconic Region Commission

Meet the MEMBERS Edgar Masters Commissioner & Chair Having spent much of my life living in the middle of Taconic State Park in Copake Falls, NY, I was pleased when Dr. Lucy R. Waletzky, Chair of the Taconic Region Commission, asked me to be a Parks Commissioner in 2012. When she named me to succeed her as chair upon her retirement from the commission in 2021, I was humbled and honored. This meant much to me personally as I became the third generation of my family to serve as commission chair. As noted earlier, my grandfather was a founding commissioner and served as chair in the late 1920s, and my father was chair in the late 1930s, ‘40s and early 50’s. You can imagine that the

state of parks and historic sites was often a topic of family discussions, and continues to be so to this day between my wife, Deb Cohen, and myself. The parks and historic sites in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Columbia Counties are unique and important places! After college I served two years active duty on a US Navy minesweeper, home ported in Sasebo, Japan, then 25 years in the textile industry, mainly with West Point-Pepperell Co., followed by a second career renovating and building homes here in Copake and surrounding areas. I have served on the Copake Town Planning Board, been a long-term trustee of The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, NY., and have built sets for the Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., a New York City theater group. To serve our region’s magnificent parks and sites has been a great privilege and pleasure.

Linda Tarrant-Reid Commissioner Linda is an author, historian, freelance journalist, photographer and community advocate. She was nominated by Governor Kathy Hochul and confirmed by the NYS Senate as a Commissioner in 2022. Linda spent the first two months of her new position visiting 18 parks and historic sites in the Taconic Region and came away from that experience totally awestruck. The breadth and beauty of the lakes, streams, trails, forests, sanctuaries, river views, camp grounds, and palatial estates were an eye opener for someone who was not aware of the extent of the natural beauty of the region. Linda’s visits spawned the idea to create the Taconic Magazine, a digital publication that celebrates and showcases the beauty, history and recreational opportunities available to all. The goal of the magazine is to share with the larger community the enormous assets of the Taconic Region and provide a visually-stunning, digital invite to New Yorkers and others to come and enjoy nature and history,

Fred Osborn, III Commissioner Commissioner Fred Osborn III has a long history of advocating for land preservation and environmental conservation. Fred was among a group of residents, in 1989, who formed the Hudson Highlands Land Trust. The land trust is dedicated to protecting and preserving the natural resources, rural character and scenic beauty of the Hudson Highlands. Fred and his wife Anne were honored, in the fall, by the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference at their Annual Gala for their tireless work in conservation and advocacy. Fred’s career included various positions at Diocesan Headquarters (Bishop’s offices) in Massachusetts,

Although most of her career, Ms. Tarrant-Reid has been focused on literary pursuits, she has turned her attention to urban farming, food justice and food insecurity. Ms. Tarrant-Reid has been the garden administrator, since 2011, for grow! Lincoln Park Community Garden located at Lincoln Park in New Rochelle. The 10,000 sq. ft. urban farm is on the former campus of Lincoln Elementary School which was embroiled in an historic desegregation case in 1961. Ms. Tarrant-Reid is the Executive Director of The Lincoln Park Conservancy, Inc. The Conservancy, a 501c3, has as its mission to preserve, educate, and celebrate the rich history of the Black community in New Rochelle and address food insecurity in marginalized and disadvantaged communities. Linda is spearheading the initiative to establish The Lincoln Park Conservancy History & Culture Center in the Arts’ District in downtown New Rochelle. Ms. Tarrant-Reid is also directing the launch of grow! Eat, a program that feeds the food insecure in New Rochelle. Linda is currently expanding the growing space for produce for the grow! Eat Program from 10,000sf to 22,000sf.

Maine, and Connecticut, before working at the National Episcopal Church in New York City in the areas of fund raising and investment management. Fred is no stranger to the work of the New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commission. His namesake grandfather was a Commissioner in the Palisades Region, and Fred was appointed to the Taconic Commission in 2010 by Governor David Paterson, and re-appointed in 2015 by Governor Andrew Cuomo. He remembers early Taconic Commission meetings discussing how to market the parks better and how to draw more people to use them. He notes that nowadays, the Commission discusses exactly the opposite: how to manage over-crowding and overuse of our state park facilities. Fred tells friends that serving on the Taconic Commission is one of the public service positions he most treasures. 17


experiences. Projects ranged from reimagining Robert Moses-era facilities for adaptive reuse and renovation, to refining revenue collection and increasing visitors to legacy sites such as FDR State Park and Niagara Falls.

Randall Fleischer is a life-long advocate for parks, conservation and historic preservation. He championed efforts to connect Hudson Valley’s parks and historic sites to the regional railroad network, drawing an expanded audience of urban visitors.

In 2017, Mr. Fleischer received the Walkway Over the Hudson Great Connector Award for his leadership in improving the visitor experience and establishing private/public partnerships in support of this linear park spanning the Hudson River.

Randall, now retired, was a career executive with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority where he served as Program Executive for the East Side Access/Grand Central Madison $11B project. Today, he leads a private advisory practice.

Mr. Fleischer collaborated and advocated with both State Parks and the Friends group at the National Historic Landmark John Jay Homestead, on improving the site, access, building and grounds re-imagination in readiness for the nearing State celebration of the Revolutionary War 250th Anniversary.

Randall Fleischer

He has advised several NYS Parks Commissioners and the past Chair of the Council of State Parks on statewide initiatives, capital investments, creating public/private partnerships and enhancing visitor

Jared Rodriguez Commissioner Jared Rodriguez lives in Downtown Sleepy Hollow with his wife Lindsay, son and daughter. Jared grew up in Stony Point, NY and attended North Rockland High School, Tufts University for civil engineering and architecture, and NYU for a Masters in sustainable real estate development. Jared’s firm Emergent Urban Concepts helps communities, organizations and institutions, and businesses plan for the future. As Citizen’s Representative of the NJTPA, a federally recognized Municipal Planning Organization, Jared

He also helped inspire the visioning effort to identify improvements and exhibits ultimately made to the Taconic Outdoor Education Center.

protects the transportation interests of a significant portion of citizens in the metropolitan area. As Trustee of the Village of Sleepy Hollow, Jared is focused on Downtown revitalization and economic development, traffic and pedestrian safety, and energy and sustainability in his community. He serves as Vice President of Garner Arts Center. Jared is excited to serve as a Commissioner for the Taconic Region so he might more actively steward the rich history of parks in his backyard like the Old Croton Aqueduct and Rockefeller State Park and to teach his fellow New Yorkers about the priceless natural and historic assets the State of New York oversees with the Parks system. The parks are where New Yorkers can go to be reminded of how unique this state is.

Emily Saland

she is deeply committed to student success and enhancing graduation outcomes including retention, persistence, and time to degree.


Emily currently serves as the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Chief of Staff at Marist, a private non-profit college located in Poughkeepsie, NY. She lives in Rhinebeck, NY, with her husband, Jesse, and their two children: Jack and Lena. Emily has served on the boards of a number of non-profit Friends organizations for both federal and state parks, including the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill (ERVK) and Walkway Over the Hudson. She is enthusiastic about the opportunity to serve as a Commissioner for the Taconic Region, and in sharing both her love of education/interpretation and our phenomenal system of parks and historic sites.

A native of New York State, Emily Saland grew up in Syracuse, NY, and spent much of her childhood in state parks including Green Lakes and Chittenango Falls, locations which she credits with inspiring a lifelong love of the outdoors. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, an MFA in Creative Writing (poetry) from George Mason University, and a doctorate in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania. Her dissertation focused on factors related to time to degree completion, and

Conservation Board, and a dedicated advocate of Pamela environmental protection and public health. Pamela Tillinghast Dubitsky strongly believes in the many benefits of being outside

Ex-Officio Commissioner Pamela grew up in Boston, lived and practiced in Europe and Central Asia as an environmental attorney, and twenty years ago found her home in New York, where she lives with her family today. She is the Chair of the Westchester County Parks, Recreation and


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in nature, and is proud that Westchester County kept its parks open throughout the COVID 19 lockdown, with greatly increased attendance to this day. Pamela is honored to be a Taconic Region Commissioner, advocating on behalf of and promoting the region’s many wonderful parks and truly remarkable history.

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Edgar Masters Chair, Taconic Commission

Taconic Commission

Linda Tarrant-Reid Executive Editor, Taconic Magazine

Frederick H.Osborn III

Erik Kulleseid Comminsioner, Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Linda Tarrant-Reid

Linda Cooper Regional Director, Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Randall Fleischer Pamela Tillinghast Dubitsky (Ex-Officio) Jared Rodriguez Emily Saland

Thank you to Professor Melba Butler and her students from Iona University’s Sustainability and Community Class for their assistance in collecting data for the Taconic Magazine distribution list: Trippe Bauman and Stephanie Ortiz. Susan Nagib, Graphic Designer, Susa Designs Photos Courtesy of the Friends of Taconic State Park, Philipse Manor Hall, The Olana Partnership, Staatsburgh State Historic Site, David Rockefeller Performing Arts Center and the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

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