Many Piermont residents and tourists know Piermont its beautiful river views, its many sensational restaurants, its chic shops and cool art galleries. Few know of its early beginnings, its industrial past and its commercial significance to the country, or of its rich heritage and role in the American Revolution.
While walking this tour, you will sense the close connection between the river and the village. Although this tour does not pretend to present a definitive history of Piermont, the Piermont Historical Society hopes to encourage the reader to seek more information. The walk centers on 10 historic sites, including five of the nine in Piermont that are on the National Register of Historic Places.