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New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site

. Description:  Continental Army headquarters in the winter of 1782-1783, this is where Washington issued the cease fire orders to end the war in April 1783.  Staff in period dress and uniforms demonstrate musket drills, military medicine, and camp life activities.  Washington's and Knox's headquarters are both open nearby.  
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Address:
374 Temple Hill Rd
PO Box 207
Vails Gate NY 12584

Parent Organization:
New York State Parks
Contacts
Phone 845 561-1765
Toll Free 1 877-28HONOR
URL
New York State Parks
   http://www.nysparks.state.ny.us/sites/info.asp?siteID=20
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Year Round 1 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5
Season Open summer holiday Mondays and Veterans Day
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 5-12 $1    $4  $3 (New York State) 20+ $2 & $1 with reservation
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What kind of visit you can have: Site of the final encampment of the Continental Army, where cease fire orders and disbandment of the occurred in 1782.  Costumed interpreters demonstrate military life and daily activities of the period.
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Buildings: barracks, visitors center, Temple building chapel
Interpreters: costumed personnel Craftspeople: blacksmith
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