Thematic Tour: The Poughkeepsie Convention

  • Katonah, Hudson Valley
  • Jun 17, 2017
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The New York State Constitutional Convention was held in Poughkeepsie in 1788. Prior to the convention the delegates number 2 to 1 against Constitutional ratification. Take a docent led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House and learn how the Federalists including John Jay and Alexander Hamilton convinced the delegates to make New York the 11th state.

  • 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
  • Admission: $7.00 adults; $5.00 seniors & students
  • 400 Jay Street
    Katonah, NY 10536
  • 914 232 5651
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  • Children Are Free: Yes
  • Group Rates/Incentives Offered: Yes
  • Motorcoach Parking Spaces: Yes
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
  • Path Through History Weekend Event (6/17-6/18 & 10/7-10/9, 2017): Yes
  • John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
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