Today in History: Poughkeepsie, New York

Poughkeepsie, N.Y,. Poughkeepsie Bridge

Today in History–July 26–the Library of Congress features Poughkeepsie, where New York voted to ratify the U.S. Constitution on this date in 1788. The city is located along the Hudson River about midway between New York City and Albany. Learn more by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more primary sources related to Poughkeepsie.

Poughkeepsie images

Poughkeepsie maps

Poughkeepsie Polka sheet music

Foreign Affairs oral history mentions of Poughkeepsie 

Poughkeepsie books & other texts

Poughkeepsie correspondence & articles

Poughkeepsie historical newspaper coverage

New York state primary source collections