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Crown Point State Historic Site

21 Grandview Dr, Crown Point, NY
+1 518-597-4666
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Very well done in early stage of restoration. Lots of walking.

We were limited by our inability to walk but the survey we took was very pleasing. If the museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charles S
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Falmouth
Great roadside stop

Along with the historical significance of the site, this is just a great place to hang out. There... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Bden99
,
Manchester, New Hampshire
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21 Grandview Dr, Crown Point, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were limited by our inability to walk but the survey we took was very pleasing. If the museum is open it's a must. There are signs along the way.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Along with the historical significance of the site, this is just a great place to hang out. There are rest rooms and a picnic area. Lake Champlain is accessible for fishing from shore. This is such a beautiful area it is not difficult to spend...More

Thank Bden99
Reviewed 5 May 2017

You can see both the remains of the French and British Forts that defended Lake Champlain from various forces over the years. Right at the foot of the Lake Champlain Bridge presents an interesting comparison of old and new.

Thank mikel12323
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The Crown Point historic site is a great place to visit and take your kids. It's especially fun if you're also staying at the Crown Point State Campground across the street, which gives you free admission to the excellent museum. It's a fun place to...More

3  Thank Lee S
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stopped by on our way to VT across the Lake Champlain bridge. There are lots of historical markers around the site explaining the history of the site, a museum (we did not check that out) and you can walk around to see some of...More

1  Thank MT1
Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you are into history be sure to stop here after seeing the Lake Champlain Lighthouse just across the street. We hiked and climbed all around the battlements, which are rather extensive. Just a little piece of history of the area well-preserved.

2  Thank Dineyander
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The Crown Point State Historic Site in New York has much to offer. Both the video and exhibits in the museum provide excellent detailed information about the history of Fort St. Frederic and the Crown Point Fort. The ruins of both forts are interesting to...More

Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This historic site of the old fort is well maintained and fully acessable to visitors at no charge. Beautiful views of Lake Champlain. This is a great spot to explore and have a picnic. Campgrounds are located near by.

Thank adkeval
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We drove up from Ticonderoga after visiting Fort Ticonderoga; unfortunately the day we were here, the museum was closed so we just walk around a little to see the grounds - we had to be careful since restoration work was ongoing and we didn't want...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Nicely maintained fort ruins with a museum with history videos and guide. Many times throughout the year, there are historical reenactments and marches. Hiking and bird watching trails. There are a good variety of song birds, shore birds and raptors, including osprey and bald eagles....More

Thank MoriahMel
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