Below are directions (and some area maps) to the Alexander Hamilton House to help make your trip here a little easier. For more information, please call 914-271-6737.
Local map Note: We are a large white house with white picket fence in the front, red flowers in the window boxes (summer) red bows in December.
PLEASE, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES BOTHER THE PEOPLE IN THE LARGE YELLOW VICTORIAN AT THE CORNER OF GRAND AND HAMILTON.
We are at 49 Van Wyck Street, Croton. YES! That’s us with the large Christmas wreath with twinkling white lights on the second floor twelve months a year. (There is no sign).
In icy weather, please follow these direction from Rte 9. Turn east, go through the first traffic light and turn left at the second one (in front of CVS) This is still 129 (also called Maple Ave). Go to next light and turn left on Post Rd. Go left again at the little light sitting like a light house in the middle of Croton Village. Left on Grand, Rt on Hamilton. Our House is at the end of Hamilton on Van Wyck (number 49). It’s big, white and has a holiday wreath lit up with white lights on the second floor. Proceed down driveway (just to left of house) to parking between the house and the barn and walk up the steps to your back door. Lights will automatically come on from the motion of our car in our lot.
From Jersey: Cross George Washington Bridge, follow signs to Henry Hudson Parkway North. It will become the Saw Mill River Parkway. * Stay on the Saw Mill to exit 25. Turn left onto Rte 9A North. ** Stay on 9A through for 7 or 8 miles, then down a long hill and it will join Rte 9 North. Get off 9 at Rte 129. Turn right at the bottom of the ramp. *** Go a few feet to the light (Riverside Ave.). Make a left onto Riverside. Go 1 block. Turn right on Grand. Go 1 block. Turn left on Hamilton. Hamilton hits Van Wyck Street at #49, our place. The driveway is just to the left of the house. Pull down the drive. Parking is between the house and the barn. Ring the back doorbell, up the porch steps.
From NYC: Take the West Side Highway to the Henry Hudson North. It becomes the Saw Mill River Parkway. Follow directions from * above.
From Tappan Zee Bridge: You are on 87 crossing the bridge. The 2nd exit after crossing the bridge is Rte 287, the Cross Westchester Expressway. Once on it, stay in the right lane and get off at the first exit for the Saw Mill River Parkway North. Then follow directions from * above.
From White Plains: Go west on 287 to exit 3.Sprain Brook Pkway North. It becomes the Taconic.. Get off at Rte 9A/100. This is the exit just after Rte 117. Follow from ** above.
From the North: on the Thruway coming from above Newburgh. Get off 87 South at the Newburgh/Beacon Bridge exit onto Rte 84 East. Cross the Newburgh/ Beacon Bridge and go east on 84 to Rte 9 South. (You are now 1/2 hour from us.) Go south on 9 to the Rte 129 exit. Turn left at the bottom of the ramp. Follow directions from *** above.
From Bear Mountain/West Point: Cross Bear Mountain Bridge, at end make right on to Route 6. Pick up Route 9 south at circle. Go south on 9 to the Rte 129 exit. Turn left at the bottom of the ramp. Follow directions from *** above.
From the Whitestone Bridge: Go north on the Hutchinson River Parkway to the Cross County Parkway West to the Saw Mill River Parkway North. Then follow directions from * above.
From Danbury: Take 84 West to 684 South to exit 6. Turn right on Rte 35 and go a mile or two to light at intersection of Rte 100. Continue straight on Rte 35 to center of Yorktown.Rte 35 will make a sharp right turn at a busy intersection. You will go straight on Rte 118 to the second traffic light, Underhill Ave. Make a right on Underhill. Take this over the Taconic ’til you come to a “T” intersection. This is Route 129. Make a right onto 129 and follow into Croton. Be careful. The speed goes down to 30 as you enter the village, and is strictly enforced. When you come to a little house that says realtor’s office, make a right turn on Grand Street and go into the center of the village (marked by a traffic light that looks like a little light house). The 1st left after this light is still Grand St. Make the left onto Grand and then the first right onto Hamilton. Hamilton ends at Van Wyck St., right in front of the inn, which takes up the entire end of Hamilton on Van Wyck. The drive way is just to the left of the house as you are looking at it. Please drive down the driveway. Our parking is between the house and the barn
DIRECTIONS FROM AIRPORTS:
Newark: Exit airport and follow signs to 95 North to the George Washington Bridge. See above for directions “From Jersey”.
LaGuardia: Exit airport. Follow signs for the Grand Central Parkway East (towards Long Island). Take the exit to the Whitestone Expressway following signs for the Whitestone Bridge. Then follow directions above “From the Whitestone Bridge”.
Kennedy: Exit airport. Follow signs for the Van Wyck Expressway towards the Whitestone Bridge. The follow directions above “From the Whitestone Bridge”.
Westchester Airport:Exit Airport, following signs to 684 South. Go straight ahead, then bear left to Rte 684. Get on 684 heading South, and connect with Rte 287 West towards White Plains. Then follow directions above “From White Plains”.
Stewart Airport: Exit airport following signs to Rte 84 East over the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge. Take 84 East to Rte 9 South and then follow directions above “From the North”.
Take the Metro North train from Grand Central Station, Hudson line to Croton Harmon station — 41 minutes on the express train from NYC. If you call ahead we will try to fetch you at the station.