New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site, Vails Gate

Categories: Military Museums, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
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3.6/5 based on 20 reviews on the web
New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site is located in Vails Gate. A visit to New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Vails Gate trip itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • My 8-year old son had an awesome time here! The staff took their time helping us and teaching him at every turn. From the blacksmith, who kindly made him an "S" hook, to Rick, who gave us a private mu...  read more »
  • We did not go in because they were closing fifteen minutes after we arrived about 4:45. It took us 15 minutes to read the plaques and take in the exterior of the building. We will be returning 
  • Love this park. I grew up here. There a lot of single track bike trails behind the site that lead up to Temple Hill School. Come visit Revolutionary Era candlemakers, bakers, and ironworkers. Hear the...  read more »
  • I was surprised at how much I enjoyed our visit. The staff were in full costume and were great at sharing lots of historical information. A couple of our favorite things were watching the blacksmith make a nail that we got to keep, and seeing a guy fire a musket.
  • It's a cool place to visit during 4th of July.
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