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The last encampment of the Continental Army where 7,000 troops with 500 women and children turned 1,600 acres of forest and meadows into a military enclave or "cantonment" and remained from October, 1782 to June, 1783. Costumed interpreters demonstr ate musket and artillery drills, woodworking and blacksmithing.

Visitor center. Picnic area. Apr-Oct, Wed-Sat 10-5pm; Sun 1-5pm.

Location: P.O. Box 207, Temple Hill Rd, Newburgh New York 12584 Telephone 914-561-1765

Other History nearby:
(Litchfield) All Wars Memorial
(Darien) Bates-Schofield House
(Kingston) Black Lion Mansion
(Stratford) Boothe Memorial Park and Museum
(Greenwich) Bruce Museum
(Rifton) Bruderhof Museum

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