Econo Lodge Near Stewart International Airport
310 Windsor Hwy.
New Windsor, NY 12550
Phone: (845) 561-6620
Fax: (845) 561-3016
Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site, located on Old Forge Hill Road in the town of New Windsor in Orange County, is a historic landmark. The house is Georgian style mansion built in 1754. However, it is most well-remembered as the headquarters of Henry Knox, who was utilising it during the Civil War in the early 1780s. Although the site is possessed by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the Ellison House is managed and looked after by the Palisades Interstate Park Commission and is open for tours in the summer months. Their aim is to educate visitors about the historical significance of this place and the staff is quite knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
Apart from having a high recreational value, the New Windsor Cantonment also has a rich past. This is that historic place where George Washington spent time during the Revolutionary War in 1782 and ended the eight year long War of Independence. Apart from the historic significance of the cantonment, it is today open to public for exploration and recreational activities. Group tours, interactive sessions and live history demonstrations are some of the activities that you can expect to do here. For the fun part, there are games and sports of the 18th century that you can try your hand at. Now with a place that has such a fine history and entertainment value, you can hardly afford to miss it!
The Sands Ring Homestead Museum is a monumental museum site in the Orange County in New York. It was constructed by Nathaniel Sands in 1760, and is a perfect example of a typical Dutch colonial house. Now, converted into a homestead museum it is incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places. This house museum features a store, an ancient kitchen and other aspects that take you back to the bygone era. For tour appointment, event updates and other details, check website.
From April 1782 to August 1783, General George Washington, commander in chief of the Continental Army, made his military headquarters and residence at the Hasbrouck family's fieldstone farmhouse in Newburgh. The house is the birthplace of the Badge of Military Merit, forerunner of the Purple Heart.
Enjoy this 35 acre park designed and landscaped in 1897 by the designers of Central Park in New York City.
200 slips with some over night slips.
A majestic Scottish-style castle, the Bannerman Castle on Pollepel Island, 50 miles (80 kilometers) from New York City was built on the orders of a Scottish-American industrialist, Francis Bannerman. Beginning with its construction in 1901, the place has seen many disasters, which in turn, have marred some of its grandeur. As of today, the property is managed by the Bannerman Castle Trust which strives to preserve and maintain it. Often used for used for private events like weddings and large-scale workshops, the castle provides a beautiful venue and doubles up as a popular tourist attraction.
Architecturally one of the finest Greek rivival churches in the United States, this church is a popular attraction among tourists and locals.
Dutchess Manor is a restaurant which was formerly a house built by Francis Timoney, an Irish immigrant back in 1889. It is located in the town of Fishkill, New York, United States. It is one of the most beautiful Hudson Valley buildings built in the Second Empire architectural style. Apart from being a restaurant, it also serves as wedding banquet hall. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Old Town Cemetery and Palatine Church Site was established by German migrants from the Palatinate region of Germany. It is situated on Glebe, a land granted by Queen Anne in1719. In 2000, the church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Built in 1829, Hudson River Maritime collection of boat models and prints.
Boat trailered with vehicles only.