Amenia is a township in Dutchess County, New York. This page also covers the village of Wassaic, 6 miles south of downtown Amenia.

Downtown Amenia

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Map of Amenia (New York)

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Taconic State Parkway to Route 44 into Amenia.

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Downtown Wassaic
  • Metro-North Railroad - Harlem line[dead link]. Service between Wassaic station and New York City's Grand Central Terminal is about 2 hours. Local service is available between other Metro-North commuter stations. On-board train fares are subject to a stiff surcharge, so buy your tickets at the vending machines at the Wassaic station or at the machines or ticket windows in Grand Central Terminal in New York.

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Indian Rock Schoolhouse, a one-room schoolhouse built in the mid-19th century

There are several local buildings that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the United States, including the Indian Rock Schoolhouse, pictured on this page.

  • Innisfree Garden, Tyrrel Rd, Millbrook (10 mi (17 km) W on Route 44), +1 845 677-8000. May 7-Oct 20: W Th F 10AM-4 PM; Sa Su and legal holidays 11AM-5PM. Closed M and Tu except legal holidays. 150-acre garden open to the public. Chinese landscape design incorporates streams, waterfalls, rocks, and plants. Center piece is the 40 acre glacial lake. No pets. W Th F: $4/person 4 and older. Sa Su and legal holidays: $5/person 4 and older.

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There are antique stores in the area.

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  • Millbrook Diner, 224 Franklin Ave, Millbrook, +1 845 677-5319. Greek and American cuisine.

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  • Harney & Sons, Millerton, 13 Main St, +1 518 789-2121. M-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 11AM-4PM. Harney & Sons is a supplier of fine tea to renowned restaurants and hotels. The company headquarters and distribution center is on the outskirts of the village and it operates a tea shop and tasting room on Main Street. Visit the tasting room for a perfect cup of tea. The staff is courteous and graciously shares their vast knowledge of tea.

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  • Troutbeck, 515 Leedsville Rd, +1 845 373-9681. In the manner of an English country estate. Has pool, fishing, tennis, hiking, health club, ballroom.

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Amenia is very close to Litchfield County, Connecticut and not much farther from the Hudson Valley and the Berkshires of Massachusetts.

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