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Sat 21 Oct
It was Dark Back Then
Saturday, October 21, 2017 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site
(845) 561-1765 ext 22

From 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM tour the grounds by night if you dare. In the spirit of 18th century literature costumed interpreters from the New Windsor Cantonment and Knox's Headquarters State Historic Sites submit for your approval a haunting tale. The eerie night-cloaked grounds of the historic Knox's Headquarters, the 1754 Ellison home, serve as a stage for this macabre presentation about strange happenings. Call (845) 561-1765 X22 to make reservations.

Sat 09 Dec
Christmas with the Ellisons
Saturday, December 9, 2017 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site
(845) 561-5498

From 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM tour by candlelight the elegant 1754 Ellison mansion ornamented with costumed staff and 18th century holiday decorations.

Sat 16 Dec
Wassail, Wassail all over the Town
Saturday, December 16, 2017 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site
(845) 561-5498

From 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM by candlelight watch the Ellison family, soldiers, and officers of the 2nd and 3rd Continental Artillery Regiments celebrate a rowdy Christmas Eve in the traditional 18th century manner. The performers will interact with visitors as if they were from 1780.