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Sat 18 May
3rd Saturday Guided Battlefield Walk
Saturday, May 18, 2024 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
2:00 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month from May to October (3:30 p.m. on Sep 21st), a costumed interpreter will lead a guided walk around the Battlefield explaining the plan and execution of the American assault on the British garrison, highlighting the design and defense strategy of the fort and the bold idea for the attack.
Sat 01 Jun
1st Saturday Lighthouse Visiting Hours
Saturday, June 1, 2024 11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month from May to October, the first floor of the Lighthouse will be open and staffed with a costumed interpreter to talk about its history. A lighthouse 4th Order Fresnel lens is available to view in the museum's Lighthouse Gallery along with a fog bell and other artifacts. Please note: no access to the upper level is permitted.
Sat 15 Jun
3rd Saturday Guided Battlefield Walk
Saturday, June 15, 2024 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
2:00 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month from May to October (3:30 p.m. on Sep 21st), a costumed interpreter will lead a guided walk around the Battlefield explaining the plan and execution of the American assault on the British garrison, highlighting the design and defense strategy of the fort and the bold idea for the attack.
Sat 15 Jun
Richard Butler – A Life of Military Service
Saturday, June 15, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
This illustrated lecture by Site Interpreter Connor Price tells the story of one of the officers General Anthony Wayne relied on during the Battle of Stony Point. He entrusted Pennsylvanian Colonel Richard Butler to lead the northern column during the assault. Find out more about one of the men who bravely fought here. Seating is limited, please call 845-786-2521 for a reservation.
Registration: Required
Sat 22 Jun
The World of Rebecca Franks
Saturday, June 22, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Site Interpreter Joanne Stein-Kohler has studied the Jewish experience in America in the years leading up to and after the American Revolution, through the lens of Rebecca Franks, the "Jewish Belle" of Philadelphia who married a British officer captured at Stony Point. Seating is limited, please call 845-786-2521 for a reservation.
Sat 06 Jul
1st Saturday Lighthouse Visiting Hours
Saturday, July 6, 2024 11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month from May to October, the first floor of the Lighthouse will be open and staffed with a costumed interpreter to talk about its history. A lighthouse 4th Order Fresnel lens is available to view in the museum's Lighthouse Gallery along with a fog bell and other artifacts. Please note: no access to the upper level is permitted.
Sat 06 Jul
The Declaration of Independence
Saturday, July 6, 2024 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
1:30 p.m. Lecture: The Development of the Declaration. 2:45 p.m. Reading of the Declaration of Independence by a costumed interpreter.
Sun 07 Jul
The Declaration of Independence
Sunday, July 7, 2024 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
1:30 p.m. Lecture: The Development of the Declaration. 2:45 p.m. Reading of the Declaration of Independence by a costumed interpreter.
Sat 13 Jul
245th Anniversary of the Battle of Stony Point
Saturday, July 13, 2024 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Come celebrate the Anniversary of the Battle of Stony Point! Reenactors from multiple groups will be on hand including the 2nd NY Regiment, Lamb's Artillery, and Spencer's Regiment. Artillery and musket demonstrations are held throughout the day. Visit with the soldiers and ladies to learn about life during the American Revolution.
Sat 13 Jul
The Battle of Stony Point
Saturday, July 13, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Presented by our Site Historian, this illustrated lecture will describe the incredible Battle of Stony Point, fought at midnight on July 16, 1779. General Anthony Wayne's Corps of Light Infantry stormed and captured the British fort at Stony Point with just the point of their bayonets. Learn more about this amazing battle of the American Revolution. Seating is limited, please call 845-786-2521 for a reservation.
Registration: Required
Sat 20 Jul
3rd Saturday Guided Battlefield Walk
Saturday, July 20, 2024 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
2:00 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month from May to October (3:30 p.m. on Sep 21st), a costumed interpreter will lead a guided walk around the Battlefield explaining the plan and execution of the American assault on the British garrison, highlighting the design and defense strategy of the fort and the bold idea for the attack.
Sat 03 Aug
1st Saturday Lighthouse Visiting Hours
Saturday, August 3, 2024 11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month from May to October, the first floor of the Lighthouse will be open and staffed with a costumed interpreter to talk about its history. A lighthouse 4th Order Fresnel lens is available to view in the museum's Lighthouse Gallery along with a fog bell and other artifacts. Please note: no access to the upper level is permitted.
Sat 10 Aug
The World of Rebecca Franks
Saturday, August 10, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Site Interpreter Joanne Stein-Kohler has studied the Jewish experience in America in the years leading up to and after the American Revolution, through the lens of Rebecca Franks, the "Jewish Belle" of Philadelphia who married a British officer captured at Stony Point. Seating is limited, please call 845-786-2521 for a reservation.
Registration: Required
Sat 17 Aug
3rd Saturday Guided Battlefield Walk
Saturday, August 17, 2024 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
2:00 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month from May to October (3:30 p.m. on Sep 21st), a costumed interpreter will lead a guided walk around the Battlefield explaining the plan and execution of the American assault on the British garrison, highlighting the design and defense strategy of the fort and the bold idea for the attack.
Sat 24 Aug
The New York Campaign: 1776
Saturday, August 24, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
248 years ago, the British Army conquered the New York City area in a sweeping campaign with a handful of hair-raising battles, testing out the Continental Army for the first time. Site Historian Michael J. F. Sheehan will present a lecture with maps and illustrations on this gripping and dangerous year of the American Revolution, when the cause was almost lost. Seating is limited, please call 845-786-2521 for a reservation.
Registration: Required
Sat 31 Aug
Daring Revolutionary Women – Real & Legend
Saturday, August 31, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
History has many stories about male heroics in the Revolution, but few instances mentioned in which female courage was displayed. This illustrated lecture by Site Interpreter Susan Overgard will highlight a few of the American and British women that performed brave deeds for their side, while also dispelling a few legends that sprung up after the war. Seating is limited, please call 845-786-2521 for a reservation.
Registration: Required
Sat 07 Sep
1st Saturday Lighthouse Visiting Hours
Saturday, September 7, 2024 11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month from May to October, the first floor of the Lighthouse will be open and staffed with a costumed interpreter to talk about its history. A lighthouse 4th Order Fresnel lens is available to view in the museum's Lighthouse Gallery along with a fog bell and other artifacts. Please note: no access to the upper level is permitted.
Sat 07 Sep
Tales of the Hudson Valley
Saturday, September 7, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk will delight audiences of all ages with stories focusing on the legends and lore of the Hudson Valley while accompanied by musician Steve Kelman. Jonathan's tales both entertain and give insight about our local heritage. Audience seating begins at 1:45 p.m.
Sat 14 Sep
Spencer’s Additional Regiment Encampment
Saturday, September 14, 2024 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Raised as an auxiliary force for Washington's Continental Army, the reenactors in Spencer's Additional Regiment will conduct camp activities while explaining the unit's start in New Jersey and how they followed the army. Spencer's Regiment also garrisoned Stony Point in 1780 and was present during the Arnold/Andre West Point affair.
Sat 21 Sep
The Trial of Major Andre
Saturday, September 21, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Join Gary Petagine and Sean Grady as they act out the Court Martial of Major John Andre, who had been captured in Tarrytown with the plans for West Point in his boot. Transferred to Tappan, NY, his trial took place at the Dutch Reformed Church. Hear historical details of the tribunal of one of the Revolution's most notorious spies. Please arrive early to secure a seat for this popular performance. Audience seating begins at 1:45 p.m.
Sat 21 Sep
3rd Saturday Guided Battlefield Walk
Saturday, September 21, 2024 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
2:00 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month from May to October (3:30 p.m. on Sep 21st), a costumed interpreter will lead a guided walk around the Battlefield explaining the plan and execution of the American assault on the British garrison, highlighting the design and defense strategy of the fort and the bold idea for the attack.
Sat 05 Oct
1st Saturday Lighthouse Visiting Hours
Saturday, October 5, 2024 11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month from May to October, the first floor of the Lighthouse will be open and staffed with a costumed interpreter to talk about its history. A lighthouse 4th Order Fresnel lens is available to view in the museum's Lighthouse Gallery along with a fog bell and other artifacts. Please note: no access to the upper level is permitted.
Sat 05 Oct
Richard Butler – A Life of Military Service
Saturday, October 5, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
This illustrated lecture by Site Interpreter Connor Price tells the story of one of the officers General Anthony Wayne relied on during the Battle of Stony Point. He entrusted Pennsylvanian Colonel Richard Butler to lead the northern column during the assault. Find out more about one of the men who bravely fought here. Seating is limited, please call 845-786-2521 for a reservation.
Registration: Required
Sat 12 Oct
Daring Revolutionary Women – Real & Legend
Saturday, October 12, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
History has many stories about male heroics in the Revolution, but few instances mentioned in which female courage was displayed. This illustrated lecture by Site Interpreter Susan Overgard will highlight a few of the American and British women that performed brave deeds for their side, while also dispelling a few legends that sprung up after the war. Seating is limited, please call 845-786-2521 for a reservation.
Registration: Required
Sat 19 Oct
3rd Saturday Guided Battlefield Walk
Saturday, October 19, 2024 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
2:00 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month from May to October (3:30 p.m. on Sep 21st), a costumed interpreter will lead a guided walk around the Battlefield explaining the plan and execution of the American assault on the British garrison, highlighting the design and defense strategy of the fort and the bold idea for the attack.