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Step back in time

The building has some charm and is still a functioning courthouse. It’s not a major tourist... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Robert P
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Stanfordville, New York
Look back in time

This is the third courthouse, I believe. This was built in the early 1900's. Wonderful woodworking... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Bill B
,
Poughkeepsie, New York
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Nov 15, 2017
“Step back in time”
Nov 9, 2017
“Look back in time”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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10 Market St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3203
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

The building has some charm and is still a functioning courthouse. It’s not a major tourist attraction by any means but as a court facility it looks like a scene that you’ve seen from an old movie.

1  Thank Robert P
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is the third courthouse, I believe. This was built in the early 1900's. Wonderful woodworking, great floors, grand staircases. The county keeps it updated and renovated. It used to have the DA's office on the third floor, now it is the Courtroom. The second...More

Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Spent two days here doing business last January. The courtroom and all the related rooms were quaint and highly conducive to carrying out business. The bench was cozy and intimate. Adequate lighting and ventilation considering the age of the building. Very good security. Parking close...More

Thank Michael F
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

This has been the location of the Dutchess County Court House for over 300 years. I believe it is the 4th or 5th building on the site. It is the location where Alexander Hamilton convinced the NYS Delegates to sign the United States Constitution, which...More

1  Thank Noreen M
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Since family tree research has become a top vacation activity, this courthouse is the county seat for obtaining old and historical records. The building stands as a marvel of its own and is to be appreciated for its architectural preservation. I was amazed by its...More

Thank Nancy H
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