Hudson Valley Mansion, Locust Grove, Offers Holiday Open House!

New York State Festivals

Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie, New York, is best known as home of telegraph inventor Samuel F.B. Morse, but the mansion’s original owner, Henry Livingston, Jr., also has a claim to fame. Some scholars believe he’s the true author of the classic Christmas tale, “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.” On Saturdays November 30-December 21, Locust Grove celebrates the magic of Christmas past with special holiday season tours of the mansion’s 25 decorated rooms. Sundays December 1, 8, 15 and 22 feature Holiday House Hunts for kids, with clues from “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Also this year on Thursdays, December 5 and 12, Locust Grove hosts Holiday Sunset Sensations with twilight tours and wines paired with holiday nibbles prepared by Chef John Lekic of Le Express Bistro. Tickets are $30 in advance: Call 845-454-4500. Tickets are $35 at the event.

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