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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: During the peak fall season, we encourage all visitors to check individual park webpages or historic site webpages, or download the free NY State Parks Explorer app for up-to-date information before visiting. Hours and operational schedules are subject to change. Thank you.

Sam's Point Parking is closed. Please consider alternate destinations, roadside parking is prohibited. Vehicles will be ticketed and towed.

New York's historic sites tell the story of our rich cultural heritage. Experience the many facets of New York State history through tours, storytelling, exhibits, cooking demonstrations, military drills and encampments. There are countless ways to explore our past.

New York State's historic sites... With all there is to see and do, how will you spend your time?

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