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Address: Routes 9 & 84, Fishkill, NY 12524
Phone Number: 845-896-9560
Description: Dutch Colonial home used as officers' headquarters during the...
Dutch Colonial home used as officers' headquarters during the Revolutionary War.
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revelutionary military supply depot

You will enjoy the visit. They have a lot of info. It was a very important place in the war for our freedom

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Norton, Massachusetts
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Norton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

You will enjoy the visit. They have a lot of info. It was a very important place in the war for our freedom

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Fishkill, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Interesting local history with a tour guide that was very knowledgeable of the homestead and surrounding area.

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Shenandoah, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The Van Wyck Homestead Museum is just a part of the larger historical Fishkill Supply Depot, an important installation during the Revolutionary War, operating for seven years. The homestead became the Officers' Headquarters. It includes the largest Revolutionary War soldiers' cemetery in the nation, yet gets very little attention or protection from the federal government. Volunteers are diligently working to... More 

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East Fishkill, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The women who gave the tour of the house were informative, interesting and ready to answer any questions. It isn't always open, we lucked up on a Girl Scout troup that gad an event there that day.

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yorktown heights
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

very interesting.Small house but the tour was very informative. The women who were the guides were very friendly and enthusiastic

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Small site but worth the visit. Staff were great and seemed to be passionate about this piece of history in the Revolutionary War.

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fishkill, ny
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The site is small but the building is well-kept and interesting to view from especially a historical perspective.

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Westchester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Very educational. There is an unmarked revolutionary war cemetary just up the road which this historical society is trying to revitalize and research the hundreds of soldiers who are buried there in unmarked graves. They have annual reenactments with food and costumed actors that share the history and significance of this pivotle encampment. A must see and have a meal... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I happened upon Van Wyck while visiting Mandeville House (Garrison, NY) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandeville_House and attempting to stop by Madame Brett Homestead (Beacon, NY). The Van Wyck Homestead Museum is an attractive well kept 18th Century American Colonial that has its significance arising from its architecture and role during the American Revolution. Many famous folks from the American Revolution (Washington, Lafayette, John... More 

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

I like the local history, so visiting here is part of the area historical ties to the American revolution. You have to be into it more than the "big" places, the West Points, and Saratoga. But if you are a local, or deep on the subject this reveolutionary war homestead, which was part of a major military encampment is worth... More 

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Address: Routes 9 & 84, Fishkill, NY 12524
Phone Number: 845-896-9560
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Fishkill

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