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Live History Event at New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site

Live History Event at New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site Feb 20, 2023 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: 374 Temple Hill Road

Blacksmith, medical and cooking demonstrations. The program runs from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Co-located with the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, New Windsor Cantonment is located at 374 Temple Hill Road (Route 300) New Windsor New York, just three miles south of the intersection of I-87 and I-84. For more information please call (845) 562-7141 ext. 22. When the Continental army arrived in New Windsor at the end of October 1782, the town became the second largest city in New York. From the standing timber, over 7,000 soldiers constructed approximately 600 log buildings on the ridges to the west of the Hudson River to shelter themselves from the winter snow and cold. In the spring, peace was proclaimed after 8 long years. Nearby Knox’s Headquarters has an event from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Sunday February 19. For more information please call (845) 562-7141 X 22. Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, at 84 Liberty Street, in Newburgh, has a full schedule of activities for the Presidents’ weekend. For more information please call (845) 562-1195. 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, visit the New York State Parks website at: https://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

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