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Sat 21 Apr
Announcement of the Cessation of Hostilities
Saturday, April 21, 2018 02:00 PM
New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site
(845) 561-1765

At 2:00 PM, meet a few of the camp residents and find out what the end of the war means to them.

Sat 19 May
A Revolutionary Camp at Night at the Historic Huts
Saturday, May 19, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site
(845) 561-1765

From 7:00 to 9:30 PM, at the huts, owned by The Town of New Windsor, on the west side of Route 300 and on the north side of Causeway Road, experience by candlelight military drills, musket firings and other period activities done at the encampment at New Windsor.

Mon 28 May
18th Century Graveside Ceremony
Monday, May 28, 2018 02:00 PM
New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site
(845) 561-1765

Throughout the day Revolutionary War soldiers stand vigil at the coffin of Colonel Francis Barber and then at 2:00 PM perform a graveside mourning ceremony in honor of all America's veterans. A cannon firing and military demonstration follows the ceremony.

Sun 17 Jun
Children’s Day
Sunday, June 17, 2018 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site
(845) 561-1765

Part of New York's Path Through History weekends, a fun-filled day of family entertainment on Father's Day with the Two by Two petting zoo, magician Mr. Bayly and a host of 18th century games. The program runs 1:00 to 4:00 PM.

Sat 23 Jun
A Revolutionary Camp at Night at the Historic Huts
Saturday, June 23, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site
(845) 561-1765

From 7:00 to 9:30 PM, at the huts, owned by The Town of New Windsor, on the west side of Route 300 and on the north side of Causeway Road, experience by candlelight military drills, musket firings and other period activities done at the encampment at New Windsor.

Wed 04 Jul
Independence Day
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site
(845) 561-1765

Celebrate the 4th at two sites hallowed by the soldiers who won our independence. At Knox's Headquarters see a small cannon fired at 1:00 & 4:00 PM. At the New Windsor Cantonment see military firing demonstrations at 2:00 PM