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Children's Day at New Windsor CantonmentJun 18, 2023 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: 374 Temple Hill Road New Windsor, NY 12553
For more information please call (845) 562-7141 ext. 22. New Windsor Cantonment is located on Route 300 (374 Temple Hill Road) in the Town of New Windsor, four miles east of Stewart Airport. It is three miles from the intersection of I-87 and I-84 in Newburgh, New York.
A fun-filled day of family entertainment on Father’s Day Sunday June 18, from 1 – 4 PM, with the Two by Two Animal Sanctuary, magician Mr. Bayly performs at 1:30 & 3:15 PM and 18th century games. Admission is free.
The always delightful menagerie of the Two by Two Animal Sanctuary will set up for the day. Pet the gentle and friendly animals lovingly cared for by the Iannucci Family. Celebrated magician Robert Olson, of Putnam, Connecticut, performs as Mr. Bayly, an 18th century sleight of hand artist. No field day would be complete without games like blindman's bluff, field hockey and military drill with wooden muskets. In addition to the special programs and activities, the New Windsor Cantonment Visitor Center is open. This museum features the history of the New Windsor Cantonment: Behind Every Great Man: The Continental Army in Winter, 1782-83, Revolutionary War artifacts and the exhibit The Last Argument of Kings, Revolutionary War Artillery. A picnic grove is available and there is plenty of free parking. Also, be sure to visit Knox’s Headquarters, in nearby Vails Gate, and Washington’s Headquarters, in Newburgh, with its award-winning display of historical artifacts. New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site is one of 35 historic sites within the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and one of 40 facilities administered by the Palisades Interstate Park Commission in New York and New Jersey. For further information please call (845) 562-7141 ext. 22, visit the New York State Parks website at: www.parks.ny.gov or find us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/newwindsorcantonment The Palisades Parks Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports the Palisades Interstate Parks and Historic Sites by raising funds, increasing public awareness, and supporting visitor education. Find us at: https://www.palisadesparks.org, or call us 1-845-630-8174. Palisades Parks Conservancy, P.O. Box 513, New York, NY 10018