Ellenville Public Library and Museum
The library is one of the best in Ulster County and is a participating member of the Ramapo Catskill Library System. It is a full service library with an on-line circulation system linked to more than 30 other area libraries. Various on-line research services, internet access and CD-Rom services are available for both adults and children. The Museum focuses on local history, housing a permanent collection of Ellenville pottery and glass. Changing exhibits of artifacts of local business and industry are to be found in both the Museum (Terwilliger House) and the Gallery which links it to the Library.
The Theatre offers a series of productions - drama, comedy and classics - from May to September. It is the Mid-Hudson Valley's premiere non-profit professional theater, featuring members of Actors' Equity Association.
Cragsmoor FREE LIBRARY
The Library was started by the artists, their spouses and many local residents who obtained a provisional charter from New York State in 1913. The books were donated and kept in several locations until Frederick S. Dellenbaugh (explorer, author and artist) donated the land and designed the Library building. It was built from 1923 to 1925 by local craftsmen (some of whose families still live here). It has many interesting architectural features, including the massive chestnut columns that support its vaulted ceiling and balcony, which was donated.
Cragsmoor Stone Church
Cragsmoor attained status as a National Historic District in 1996. The Chapel of the Holy Name, designed by the renowned architect Fredrick Dellenbaugh, features a magnificent rose window, a carved wooden reredos, and an archway framing a scenic overlook. It is favored as a site for weddings.
At Sam's Point Preserve, the visitors may view the famous ice caves, rugged rock formations, and Sam's Point, a five-state scenic overlook with a legendary past.
Shawangunk Mountain Scenic Byway
Economic growth through tourism and preserving open space made possible by the Shawangunk Mountains Regional Partnership. Eleven municipalities participating in the State-designated Shawangunk Mountains Scenic Byway.
Wawarsing Historical Society and Knife Museum
The new museum, opened this year, houses a collection of more than $1 million worth of knives, swords, and artifacts dating back to pre-Civil War, including a very rare one-of-three known cavalry swords made in Napanoch in 1861. Also on display are NY Knife Company products, Civil War flatware still in its original packaging, and Civil War mess kits. There are hand-engraved scrimshaw knives and several Schrade collections.
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