Our nation’s greatest battles still echo through the mountains and valleys of New York State. Learn about them all at the New York State Military Museum in Saratoga Springs, where over 10,000 artifacts dated from the Revolutionary War to Desert Storm. Downriver a bit, West Point Tours offers exciting guided tours of New York’s Military History at West Point, where George Washington, Robert E. Lee, U.S. Grant, Douglas MacArthur and Benedict Arnold walked the grounds.
The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor in New Windsor is a historic military site that honors America's bravest servicemen and servicewomen. Nearby, Washington's Headquarters and Fort Montgomery State Historic Sites bring our War of Independence to life with exhibits and demonstrations of artillery, musketry, music and camp life activities.
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Hooked on reenactments? Follow the exploits of the 124th New York State Volunteers, 1st Long Island
Commemorating the Second World War, Camp Shanks WWII Museum in Orangeburg gives you a taste of barracks life at this point of departure for more than a million World War II dog-faces. At the Buffalo/Erie County Naval