OF ROSENDALE, NY DETAILS:
The Town of Rosendale consists of Binnewater, Bloomington, Creek Locks, Maple Hill, Rosendale, Tillson, Whiteport, parts of Cottekill and High Falls.
The township offers a variety of outdoor activities, including biking, equestrian and cross-country skiing. The annual street festival is popular tourists as well as residents from throughout the county.
The town lies on rolling uplands and soft plains, which originally gave rise to its name. Another physical feature is a chain of lakes called the "Binnewaters," of which there are five, between Rosendale and Hurley.
Rosendale's most historic contribution is that of "Rosendale Cement," used most notably in the foundation of both the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty. It was, in fact, the discovery of cement during the building of the Delaware & Hudson Canal in 1825 that led to the formation of the township of Rosendale in 1844.
With the coming of the railroad, the town became a transportation hub, and Main Street was lined with bawdy houses, bars and rooming houses for the miners. Modern day Rosendale still retains the charm of its heyday as a Victorian working class village.
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(Based on 2010 Census)
Kingston City School District, New Paltz Central School District,
Rondout Valley Central School District
Rosendale Library, 845-658-9013
Transfer Station, 845-338-0113,
Recycling Helpline: Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency, 845-336-3336, www.ucrra.org
Food Pantry - Rosendale Food Pantry, 845-205-2822,
High Falls Civic Association, June Mastropietro-President: 845-220-7203, firstname.lastname@example.org , www.highfallscivic.org
Rosendale Chamber of Commerce, email@example.com , www.rosendalechamber.org
Rosendale Community Center, 845-658-8198, www.townofrosendale.com/recreation
Rosendale Youth Center, 845-658-8982,
Sports - Youth:
Rondout Valley Little League,
AJ Snyder Field, Rosendale,
Women's Studio Workshop, 845-658-9133, www.wsworkshop.org
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Visit our Events Calendar for more happenings.
Art Galleries - Visit Ulster County Tourism's website link - www.ulstercountyalive.com/landing/history-arts-and-culture
• Visit Ulster County Tourism's website link - www.ulstercountyalive.com/landing/farms
• Pick Your Own Farms
• Farmers' Market - Rosendale Farmers' Market - The Summer Market is held behind the Rosendale Theater, 408 Main Street, Rosendale; The Winter Market is inside the Rosendale Community Center, 1055 Route 32, Rosendale. www.facebook.com/RosendaleFM
• Golf Courses - Visit Ulster County Tourism's website link, scroll down, drop down the "Type" menu tab, and click on Golf Courses - www.ulstercountyalive.com/landing/recreation
• Miniature Golf
Ice Cream Parlors
• For information on Museums and Historic Sites in Ulster County, click below link for a PDF of Ulster County Tourism's Cultural Heritage Guide brochure:
Parks & Trails:
• Area Trails and Rail Trails
• Area Camping, Fishing, Hunting, Hiking, NYS Parks
• Rosendale Parks & Recreation, www.townofrosendale.com/recreation
• D & H Canal Heritage Corridor Towpath Trail, Rosendale, Walking, biking, equestrian and cross-country skiing, 845-626-7294, www.dandhcorridor.org
• Linear Park, Rosendale, 845-658-8198, www.townofrosendale.com
• Rutsen Park, Rosendale, grills for cookouts, 845-658-8198, www.townofrosendale.com
• Veteran’s Park, Rosendale, Route 213-32, Gazebo by Rondout, 845-658-8198, www.townofrosendale.com
• Willow Kiln Park, Rosendale, picnic area, musical events, art installations, 845-658-8198, www.townofrosendale.com
Theater & & Performing Arts
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