Grandview, also known as Grandview-on-Hudson, is a village in the town of Orangetown in Rockland County. It is considered one of the most affluent communities in the United States.
Residents of Grandview can enjoy the extraordinary scenic views of the Hudson River and the Hudson Palisades. The Palisades are amongst the most dramatic geological sites in this area. In 1983, the Hudson Palisades was designated a National Natural Landmark by the National Parks Service.
The Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives, founded in 1992, acquires, preserves, and exhibits objects which reflect the history of the Town of Orangeburg. It documents, researches, promotes, and publicizes the historical heritage of the people that have lived in the town.
For the 20th anniversary celebration of the Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives, the Depew House, located at 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg, will have a multimedia exhibit including photography, poetry, historical documents, objects, and ephemera. This event will take place April 22 – November 18.
The Salyer House, built in the last quarter of the 18th century, was the home of Michael and Elizabeth Salyer. For most of the 19th and 20th centuries, after Salyer’s death, the house was owned by prominent families such as the Blauvelts and the Hoppers. In 1992, the house was donated to the Town of Orangetown in order to be used as a local historical museum. It is curated by the Orangetown Historical Society. In 2003, the Salyer House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.