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National Purple Heart Hall of Honor

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor collects, preserves and shares the stories of the men and women in America's armed forces who have been awarded the Purple Heart.

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374 Temple Hill Road (Route 300), New Windsor, NY, 12553
Orange County
Open Year Round
Free
Putnam History Museum

Putnam History Museum

The Putnam History Museum contains exhibits about the West Point Foundry and other aspects of Hudson River history.

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63 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring, NY, 10516
Putnam County
Seasonal Operation
Shaker Heritage Society

Shaker Heritage Society

The first permanent settlement of the United Society of Believers in the Second Coming of Christ – the utopian religious sect commonly known as the Shakers – was established here in 1776 by “Mother” Ann Lee and seven disciples from England.

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25 Meeting House Road, Albany, NY, 12211
Albany County
Seasonal Operation
Free
Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence
194 Livingston Avenue, Albany, NY, 12210
Albany County
Open Year Round
Top Cottage (FDR's Retreat)

Top Cottage (FDR's Retreat)

Top Cottage is one of only two buildings designed by a sitting President and one of the first structures designed for a disabled person.

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98 Val-Kill Dr., Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601
Dutchess County
Open Year Round
USS Slater DE766

USS Slater DE766

The USS SLATER is the only World War II-era destroyer escort still afloat and the only one in existence with original battle armament

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Broadway & Quay Streets, Albany, NY, 12202
Albany County
Seasonal Operation
West Point

West Point

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point is the oldest military school and the nation's oldest continuously occupied military post

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United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, 10996
Orange County
Open Year Round
Free