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Fort Montgomery State Historic Site

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690 Route 9W, Fort Montgomery, NY 10922
+1 845-446-2134
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The site of a Revolutionary War battle

This battle was a loss for the colonists, but it led to the fortifications at West Point. An... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Cindy M
Tampa, Florida
Good place for a morning hike.

Our hotel manager recommended the Fort as a good place to hike. The trails through and around the... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Charlottesville, Virginia
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
690 Route 9W, Fort Montgomery, NY 10922
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

This battle was a loss for the colonists, but it led to the fortifications at West Point. An interesting visit.

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Our hotel manager recommended the Fort as a good place to hike. The trails through and around the historic site wound around and through the site where Fort Montgomery stood during the Revolutionary War. A self guiding tour explained how the fort figured in the...More

Thank 3Eagles
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Fort Montgomery is basking in history and the center of this history is this revolutionary war fort. A key player in defending the Hudson River and just south of West Point. The site is made up primarily of information boards next to the mounds and...More

1  Thank Bob F
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The ruins of a revolutionary war fortress. There's not alot of the structure left, but you get a nice glimpse of some history of the Revolution and beautiful views of the hudson.

Thank Brett G
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We spent about an hour going through the great museum displays and watching a 10 minute video that describes the historical significance of Ft. Montgomery. The video really brought to life the stories of the people behind the battles in the Revolutionary War. Great, but...More

Thank Msandersoncmt
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We visited on a Tuesday and the visitor's center was closed for reasons we don't know. There is a pretty long walk up into the site of where the fort once stood. Little remains, and I am not a big fan of "imagine what was...More

2  Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Lovely views of Fort Montgomery area, free museums, small zoo and nice hiking trails to go up to view amazing views

Thank seechathra
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Fort Montgomery State Historic Site is a great place for a visit to explore local history. The small museum is really well done and all artifacts are well described. Be sure to watch the short video before touring the museum and grounds. the site has...More

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 11 July 2016

There are boards throughout the site that give you some insight into the lives of the soldiers who were stationed here during the Revolutionary War, but there are very few walls of the fort left for you to see. It was a great walk, was...More

1  Thank Jesita66
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I love Revolutionary War history so I wanted to visit Ft. Montgomery. The signage from the highway (US Route 9W) was inadequate. I passed by it almost a second time. Once inside the visitors' center, the staff person seemed annoyed that we were there, since...More

Thank wade818
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