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Albany Heritage Tourism

AHTAlbany was settled by the Dutch more than 400 years ago when Henry Hudson's ship, the Half Moon, first sailed up the river that now bears his name. Over the past four centuries, Albany has grown from a small Dutch settlement into New York State's Capital City in the heart of burgeoning Tech Valley.

Though Albany has undergone massive physical and social changes over its long history, our commitment to preserving and celebrating our heritage is stronger than ever. The sites and attractions listed below highlight aspects of Albany's rich historic and heritage resources.

To learn more about the City of Albany's Cultural Heritage and Tourism Partnership, view our Cultural Heritage and Tourism Results Report



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Heritage Tourism Blog Posts

Albany Day Trip Itinerary (Voted By Locals!)

Albany Day Trip Itinerary (Voted By Locals!)

Discover Albany celebrated the "Spirit of Travel" during National Travel & Tourism Week with an More

Support Albany with Giving Tuesday Now

Support Albany with Giving Tuesday Now

May 5, 2020 marks #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity. Giving Tuesday Now coincides More

Self-Guided Tulip & Garden Driving Tour

Self-Guided Tulip & Garden Driving Tour

The 2020 Albany Tulip Festival has been postponed. #DiscoverAlbany, the City of Albany and Citizens More

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