Peekskill Motor Inn

A postcard published by Dexter Press between 1975-1983.

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Reverse of the postcard which describes the offerings of the Inn.

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Current view of the Inn on the Hudson.

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Known Name(s)

Peekskill Motor Inn (Primary)
Inn on the Hudson (Secondary)


Rte. 202 Cor. Rte. 9 Peekskill, NY (Primary) (1963, 1964, 1966)
(634 Main St. Peekskill, NY 10566) (Modern Address)

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Physical Status



The Peekskill Motor Inn is a large two-story complex with rooms in two separate buildings with an in-ground pool at the front of the property. It is largely unchanged compared to a historic postcard. Originally it included a restaurant known as "The Lamplighter," but now named "Vue Restaurant."

Detailed History

The motor inn is supposedly set at the spot where President George Washington looked over the Hudson during the Revolutionary War. A history of the business was given in a September 20, 2017 article from the online newspaper Patch. Built in 1957, The Peekskill Motor Inn was from its beginnings a popular destination for downstate travelers. Originally owned by a group of five, over time and generations it had grown to 26 individuals. That all changed when it was sold to a local hotel group in 2017. 

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