Events

Winter Tree Walk to Cure Cabin Fever

Winter Tree Walk to Cure Cabin Fever

Feb 23, 2019, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Location: 261 Floyd Ackert Road The John Burroughs Nature Sanctuary is an enticing winter wonderland and we will learn that the trees are the standout stars. More...
A Revolutionary Camp at Night at the Historic Huts

A Revolutionary Camp at Night at the Historic Huts

Apr 20, 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM Location: Causeway Road New Windsor, NY 12553 Experience by candlelight military drills, musket firings and other period activities. More...
18th Century Graveside Ceremony at the New Windsor Cantonment

18th Century Graveside Ceremony at the New Windsor Cantonment

May 27, 2019, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Location: 374 Temple Hill Road New Windsor, New York 12553 Graveside mourning ceremony in honor of America's veterans. More...
A Revolutionary Camp at Night at the Historic Huts

A Revolutionary Camp at Night at the Historic Huts

Jun 1, 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM Location: Causeway Road New Windsor, NY 12553 Experience by candlelight military drills, musket firings and other period activities done at the encampment at New Windsor. Free admission More...
Children's Day at the New Windsor Cantonment

Children's Day at the New Windsor Cantonment

Jun 16, 2019, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: 374 Temple Hill Road New Windsor, New York 12553 A fun-filled day of family entertainment on Father's Day. Free admission. More...
Independence Day at Knox's Headquarters

Independence Day at Knox's Headquarters

Jul 4, 2019, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 Celebrate the 4th at a very important Continental Army military headquarters. Free admission. More...
Independence Day at the New Windsor Cantonment

Independence Day at the New Windsor Cantonment

Jul 4, 2019, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Location: 374 Temple Hill Road New Windsor, New York 12553 Celebrate the 4th at a very important site from the American Revolution. Free admission. More...
Aiming to Please at Knox's Headquarters

Aiming to Please at Knox's Headquarters

Jul 20, 2019, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 Celebrate General Henry Knox's birthday by talking about his favorite subject: artillery. Free admission. More...
It was dark back then at Knox's Headquarters

It was dark back then at Knox's Headquarters

Oct 19, 2019, 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 Tour the grounds by night if you dare. Free admission, but reservations required. More...
Your Excellency's Dog Kennel at Mount Vernon is as good a Quarter as that I am now in at Edmonston House

Your Excellency's Dog Kennel at Mount Vernon is as good a Quarter as that I am now in at Edmonston House

Nov 11, 2019, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Location: 1042 Route 94 New Windsor, NY 12553 Meet Saratoga victor Major General Horatio Gates who was not very happy to be assigned this house as headquarters for the winter of 1782-83. Free admission. More...
Christmas with the Ellisons at Knox's Headquarters

Christmas with the Ellisons at Knox's Headquarters

Dec 14, 2019, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 Tour by candlelight the elegant 1754 Ellison mansion More...
Wassail, Wassail, all over Town at Knox's Headquarters

Wassail, Wassail, all over Town at Knox's Headquarters

Dec 21, 2019, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 By candlelight watch the Ellison family, soldiers and officers of the 2nd & 3rd Continental artillery regiments celebrate a rowdy Christmas Eve in the traditional 18th century manner. Free admission. More...
Open House at Knox's Headquarters

Open House at Knox's Headquarters

Dec 28, 2019, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 Tour the elegant 1754 historic house decorated for the season in 18th century fashion. Free admission More...
Open House at Knox's Headquarters

Open House at Knox's Headquarters

Dec 29, 2019, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 Tour the elegant 1754 historic house decorated for the season in 18th century fashion. Free admission. More...