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New Skete Monastery
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New Skete Monastery
Cultural Attractions | Cultural Museums and Collections

"What a wonder each day's sunrise!  As soft rays of light peek over the trees, it is always as if for the first time.  Dawn beckons with an invitation to begin anew, to see things in a fresh way.  'Yesterday is past', it whispers, 'You only…

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New Skete Monastery - Hiking Trail
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New Skete Monastery - Hiking Trail
Transportation and Travel Routes | Routes and Trails

Welcome to the Hiking Trail at New Skete.  Located at the end of New Skete Lane, across from the monastery. A lush trail, worth taking you time to enjoy.  Stonewalls, spring runnel, various grades.

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New Skete Monastery - Gardens
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New Skete Monastery - Gardens
Natural Areas | Garden or Arboretum

The meditation garden at New Skete is set in the rugged landscape of rocks and boulders of the Taconic Klippe.  The ornamental trees were donated to the monastery while the majority of the plants and landscaping materials were gathered from the…

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Georgi Museum
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Georgi Museum
Cultural Attractions | Cultural Museums and Collections

The Georgi Estate is situated on nine acres along a curve of the Battenkill. This side of the kill is in Salem township; the far side in the Town of Jackson. Donated by the Georgi Family, the home became a lending library and museum displaying…

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Salem, New York Revolutionary War Cemetery
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Salem, New York Revolutionary War Cemetery
Heritage Areas and Sites | Cemeteries

Salem was settled in August 1764 by a colony from Pelham, Massachusetts.  Two years later Dr. Thomas Clark with his Scots Irish Presbyterian congregation from Ireland also settled here.  The pioneers set aside land for a cemetery, and the first…

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Salem Art Works (SAW)
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Salem Art Works (SAW)
Cultural Attractions | Cultural Museums and Collections

Salem Art Works (SAW) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit art center and sculpture park located in rural Upstate New York. Founded in 2005 by artist Anthony Cafritz, Salem Art Works is dedicated to supporting both emerging and established artists in the…

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McCartee's Barn Fine Art and Antiques
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McCartee's Barn Fine Art and Antiques
Specialty Markets | Art Studio or Gallery

Harry Orlyk, George Van Hook, Brian Sweetland, Leslie Peck, David Wade, Stu Eichel, Gigi Begin, Mark Tougais, Janine Thomas, Leah McCloskey, Kate Edwards, Jennifer Lanne and more....artists represented at McCartee's Barn. We are a family run…

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Historic Salem Courthouse
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Historic Salem Courthouse
Heritage Areas and Sites | Historic Museums and Attractions

The Old Washington County Courthouse in Salem is one of the most important historic public buildings in the region...... contains one of the best preserved nineteenth century courtrooms in the entire state. - Historic Preservation Architect,…

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Steininger's
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Steininger's
Food and Drink | Restaurant, Cafe or Brewery

Welcome to Steiningers. The very special restaurant in Salem, New York with a Fine European Chocolate Shop inside. If you are in the area, we invite you to visit us. Come for an exquisite Luncheon or Tea. Then, of course, enjoy some of our divine…

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Hebron Nature Preserve
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Hebron Nature Preserve
Natural Areas | Wildlife

The Hebron Nature Preserve, donated to the Pember Library and Museum in 1979, encompasses 125 acres of forest, wetland and fields on both sides of Black Creek, a tributary of the Battenkill. The mission of the Pember Nature Preserve is to provide…

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Slate Valley Museum
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Slate Valley Museum
Heritage Areas and Sites | Historic Museums and Attractions

Through its focus on the regional history and culture of the Slate Valley of New York and Vermont, the Slate Valley Museum is the leading center for the research and interpretation of the geology, history, and peoples of the slate industry in…

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1 New Skete Monastery
2 New Skete Monastery - Hiking Trail
3 New Skete Monastery - Gardens
4 Georgi Museum
5 Salem, New York Revolutionary War Cemetery
6 Salem Art Works (SAW)
7 McCartee's Barn Fine Art and Antiques
8 Historic Salem Courthouse
9 Steininger's
10 Hebron Nature Preserve
11 Slate Valley Museum
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