Thomas Cole National Historic Site, New York Camping & Hiking

Thomas Cole National Historic Site Image Gallery

Directions

The Thomas Cole National Historic Site is located at 218 Spring Street, near the western entrance to the Rip Van Winkle Bridge, in the village of Catskill, New York, at the foot of the Catskill Mountains in the Hudson Valley.

Phone

(518) 943-7465

Activities

HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, WILDLIFE VIEWING

Camping Reservations

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Hiking Trails

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Related Link(s)

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Thomas Cole National Historic Site Official Website

Thomas Cole National Historic Site Map

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. His groundbreaking achievements took place here in Catskill, New York — in the “peaceful shades” of his beloved home, Cedar Grove.

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