East Gate in the News

 
 

Historic Marker Erected

June 2018

The Friends of East Gate unveiled an historic marker at the East Gate Toll House on Route 23 in Hillsdale on May 19. READ MORE


Armchair Travel Along Old Toll Roads

March 2018

This story begins in a restaurant in Stockbridge and ends at a vacant stone building in a cement quarry section of Greenport, New York, on the outskirts of Hudson, 35 miles away. READ MORE


Columbia Turnpike History

August 2017

LIKE MODERN ROADS the Columbia Turnpike, the road now known as state Route 23 in Columbia County, was beset at times with problems, some of them caused by people. READ MORE


RJHS Announces Sneak Preview for Summer Exhibit

June 2017

The RJHS summer exhibit will explore the story of the Columbia Turnpike, and its part in demonstrating the Hudson River’s importance as an artery of inland commerce and its place in Columbia County’s history. READ MORE


All Roads Lead to the River

June 2017

Friends of East Gate has officially launched its campaign to save and reuse the historic East Gate Toll House on Route 23 in Hillsdale, NY. Read the press release in full.


NYS Board for Historic Preservation

March 2016

Governor Cuomo Announces 19 Properties Recommended to State and National Registers of Historic Places. READ MORE


Hillsdale’s Toll House Joins State and National Register of Historic Places

June 2016

Governor Cuomo Announces 19 Properties Recommended to State and National Registers of Historic Places. READ MORE


National Register of Historic Places Listing

April 2016

The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. READ MORE


Hillsdale Toll House May Qualify for Historic Register

January 2015

At the January 20 meeting of the Hillsdale Town Board, town historian Peter Cipkowski reported that the current owner of a Route 23 tollhouse, a structure that dates from the 1790s, would like to donate the property to the town. READ MORE


 
 

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