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A revolutionary visit

If you like history and the Revolutionary War, in particular, you will enjoy this site. It only... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Zabelle
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Portland, Connecticut
Visit to Van Wyck Homestead with Friends!

We had visited Washington's Headquarters in Newburgh and decided to visit the Van Wyck Homestead... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
pasajera2015
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Connecticut
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19 Sep 2017
“A revolutionary visit”
10 Jul 2017
“Visit to Van Wyck Homestead with Friends!”
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Dutch Colonial home used as officers' headquarters during the Revolutionary War.
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Routes 9 & 84, Fishkill, NY 12524
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+1 845-896-9560
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

If you like history and the Revolutionary War, in particular, you will enjoy this site. It only takes about an hour or so to visit but it is a very enjoyable hour.

1  Thank Zabelle
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had visited Washington's Headquarters in Newburgh and decided to visit the Van Wyck Homestead Museum on the same day. However, it was closed when we arrived. We walked around the exterior area of the homestead. There are plaques explaining some of the artifacts which...More

2  Thank pasajera2015
Reviewed 10 June 2017

An interesting historical place run by dedicated volunteers who are happy to give private tours whenever you show up, but check the times they are open before you go. My guide was a retired teacher who really knew the local history of everything that happened...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 13 January 2017

If local Hudson Valley History is of any interest than you must stop. It's an easy on, off from Rt 84. This is a small park with a ton of local history and should only take an hour to walk around. If your lucky enough...More

3  Thank Bob F
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The local historical society has struggled to preserve this building which once was a key component of The Continental Army's supply depot. Most of the land has been turned into malls so we applaud the preservation of this historic building. The guide was a local...More

2  Thank LAEwen
Reviewed 31 October 2016

So very important and interesting. The volunteers work endless hours preserving this relic of the revolution. The tour is very interesting.

2  Thank gcbnapa
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I took my family to the Van Wyck homestead and learned so much. My children where fascinated with all the information that they learned. So much history here. This house was also called the Worton house at one time. The volunteers that run the historic...More

3  Thank Penny1573
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My wife and decided to check out the Van Wyck Homestead when visiting our daughter in Fishkill. Our docent was Steve, the President of theFishkill Historical Society. The homestead is interesting enough but Steve's enthusiasm for history, storytelling abilities, and knowledge of Fishkill history was...More

1  Thank Bikash1958
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The volunteer docents were so friendly, kind and knowledgable, you can tell that this is a labor of love. Such an interesting story of the Van Wyck Home - incredible to be still standing as it was in 1732! You will get to walk on...More

3  Thank mom23sings
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Fascinating colonial historical treasure (house and grounds). Staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. They provide custom tour and information. Grounds are open for personal review and perusal

1  Thank macska2016
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