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Mount Gulian Historic Site House and Garden Tours


Mount Gulian Historic Site
145 Sterling Street
Beacon, NY 12508

41.523591 -73.979999

County: Dutchess
Region: Mid Hudson


  • September 1, 2023, 12:00PM, Please see additional dates and times below
  • September 3, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 6, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 7, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 8, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 10, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 13, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 14, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 15, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 17, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 20, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 21, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 22, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 24, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 27, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 28, 2023, 12:00PM
  • September 29, 2023, 12:00PM
  • October 1, 2023, 12:00PM
Detailed Times/Hours Tours will be given September 1 through October 1 on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, at 12p.m., 1p.m., 2p.m., 3p.m.


Event Type Historic Site Tour/History Description Visitors will hear about Mount Gulian’s centuries-long history that shaped our nation, including its part in the Revolutionary War as Patriot General Von Steuben’s headquarters. They’ll learn about the founding of the Society of the Cincinnati, our country’s oldest veterans’ organization, and the history of generations of Verplanck family members who lived at Mount Gulian. Visitors will discover the stories of James F. Brown, an enslaved man who risked his life for freedom, and of Robert Newlin Verplanck’s participation in the Civil War as an officer in the US Colored Troops (USCT). Artifacts on display span the 18th through the 20th centuries and include antique books, furniture, and an array of Revolutionary War items. Organization Hosting the Event Mount Gulian Phone Number 8458318172


Advance registration required.
Reservations may be made anytime prior to visiting. Call 845-831-8172 or to make your reservations.
$10.00 adult $ 8.00 senior (65+) $5.00 children ((6-18 yrs.)

Additional Information

Additional Equipment Required: NA

Event Duration (hours): 1
Not suitable for children under age 6.

Family Friendly
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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