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Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site
84 Liberty St.
Newburgh, NY 12551

Experience this 18th-century stone house that was used by General George Washington as he brought the Revolutionary war to a close. Enjoy costumed interpreters and special events including cannon and musket firing. 

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Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
44 Battlefield Rd.
Stony Point, NY 10980

Participate in reenactments highlighting 18th- century military life, including cannon firings, and cooking demonstrations. Visit the site of the Battle of Stony Point, one of the last Revolutionary War battles in the eastern colony.

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Senate House State Historic Site
296 Fair Street
Kingston, NY 12401

Visit New York's first state capital and explore the house that was the place for the newly formed state senate.  See the impressive collection of 18th-and19th-century art and furnishings at the museum.  Experience the live action at special events.

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New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site
374 Temple Hill Road
New Windsor, NY 12553

Visitors will enjoy re-enactors in full costume demonstrating musket drills, blacksmithing, military medicine and camp life activities. The Cantonment is also home to the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor.

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National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
374 Temple Hill Road Route 300
New Windsor, NY 12584

Visitors can search for Purple Heart recipients in the Roll of Honor, listen to interviews with Purple Heart recipients and learn about the sacrifices of America's military men and women.

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Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site
289 Forge Hill Road
Vails Gate, NY 12584

Explore how the Ellison's and other families of the mid-Hudson Valley lived 200 years ago. See this Georgian estate ,remains of a mill, with traces of the underground raceway, and at this former military headquarters of major General Knox during the Revolutionary War.

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Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
690 Route 9W
Fort Montgomery, NY 10922

The past comes alive at the Fort with living history demonstrations of artillery, musketry, music and camp life activities. A spectacular view of the Hudson River can be seen from the Grand Battery, where the cannon is fired for special events.

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