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Cold Spring and Nelsonville Self-guided History Crawls


Putnam History Museum
63 Chestnut Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516

41.416813 -73.950404

County: Putnam
Region: Mid Hudson


  • September 4, 2021, 12:00PM
  • September 5, 2021, 12:00PM
  • September 11, 2021, 12:00PM
  • September 12, 2021, 12:00PM
  • September 18, 2021, 12:00PM
  • September 19, 2021, 12:00PM
  • September 25, 2021, 12:00PM
  • September 26, 2021, 12:00PM


Event Type Walk/Hike Description Explore local history on this self-guided History Crawl exploring Cold Spring’s nationally recognized Historic District. An additional Crawl is available exploring Cold's Spring's Upper Main Street and Nelsonville. Other Details and FAQ: – A great family, inter-generational activity! Recommended for ages 8+. An additional Crawl scavenger hunt will be provided for younger children. – The entire Crawl is 2 miles. – You may complete the Crawl quickly or at a leisurely pace. It will likely take you between 60-90 minutes. Sponsoring Organization Putnam History Museum

Contact Information

Additional Information

Uphill on paved streets and sidewalks Some trails on alternate routes

Event Duration (hours): 2
Difficulty: Moderate
Not suitable for children under age 8.
Length (miles): 1.5
Path: Returns to start
Boots Needed: No

Family Friendly
Walking Distance to Amtrak or Metro North Station
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Portion
Additional Wheelchair Info: Some of the alternate routes are on gravel trails. The entire crawl may be completed without going on the alternate routes.
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