The clear waters of Wappinger Creek flow throughout the village as they have for hundreds of years, and the area's many historic places offer additional glimpses into colonial America's past. The Wappinger Falls Historic District hosts numerous annual events paying homage to the region's rich history and people, while other area highlights, like the Dutchess Company Superintendent's House, can be found on the National Register of Historic Places. The village also boasts a number of notable places of worship, including several historic churches that add beauty and serenity to the area's expansive landscape, and Wappingers Falls' sometimes snowy, sometimes sunny tree-lined streets give visitors and residents alike even more opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty that permeates the area.
A village tucked comfortably within southeastern New York's Dutchess County, Wappingers Falls is named for the scenic cascade found in nearby Wappinger Creek and for the Wappinger Native American tribe that once thrived in the region. Many affordable single-family homes, condos and townhomes are available throughout the area, giving prospective homebuyers a broad variety of options as far as comfortable and inviting places to settle down and call home.SHOW MORE