Fodor's Expert Review Fort Montgomery State Historic Site

Harriman and Bear Mountain State Parks Museum/Gallery

Scene of a 1777 Revolutionary War battle for the Hudson River, this fort (well, its foundation at least) is still visible on the 14½-acre site, which is on a cliff with stunning Hudson River views. The museum holds artifacts, weapons, a 15 minute film, and large-scale models reenacting the historic battle. To get to the site from New York City, take the Palisades Parkway north to Route 9W north and proceed just over ½ mile. The parking area is on the right.

Museum/Gallery Historic District/Site Military Site Family

Quick Facts

690 Route 9W
New York  10922, USA

parks.ny.gov

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. and Tues.

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