Hyde Park Station

After the last passenger train pulled into the station 1958, the New York Central Railroad sold the property to the Town of Hyde Park. Despite efforts to work with local youngsters to turn the site into a Teen Center, it quickly deteriorated and was slated for demolition. The town reached out to the Hudson Valley Railroad Society, who now rents the site from the town for one dollar a year. After much restoration, the society has restored the station into a museum rich with historical photographs and memorabilia, as well as running model trains tooting past tiny towns, including local settings in Hyde Park and Poughkeepsie.

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