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Constitution Island

West Point South Dock, West Point, NY
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A really enjoyable site to visit while in West Point. Great views of the Hudson and a really neat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CACE232
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Cranford, New Jersey
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Constitution Island was a strategic position during the Revolutionary War. One end of a huge chain... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
EasyTravel365
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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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West Point South Dock, West Point, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A really enjoyable site to visit while in West Point. Great views of the Hudson and a really neat piece of American history

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Constitution Island was a strategic position during the Revolutionary War. One end of a huge chain was anchored here and the other at the fort at West Point. While living on the island with her sister in 1860, Ann Warner wrote a poem "Jesus Loves...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

The views from both the ferry & "island" were lovely. We went with a school group of mixed age students - from 1st through 12th grade. We had a wonderful tour guide who kept all the children (& adults!) interested. The house was fascinating. I...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful time spent with my 15-year-old son. The scenery was just beautiful this time a year. The leaves were at their peak.

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Nice boat ride over. Not much to see, but nice to have visited the island. Nice walk. Make sure to show up for your departure time early.

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Constitution Island played a significant role in the American Revolutionary War. George Washington put a chain across the Hudson River to prevent the British from sailing up to Albany. The chain was anchored on the west side at what is now West Point and anchored...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2015

Had the chance to get there in early October. Unbelieveable place with loads of history and natural beauty. never miss an opportunity gto get there if you can.

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Reviewed 23 July 2015

My husband & I traveled to the Island with Ronnie Clark Coffey and a Colonel from West Point. We could not have been with two better people to give us the history of the Island from two perspectives - one military from the time of...More

3  Thank Clancy159
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Crazy story,to keep the British from traveling up the Hudson River a chain is anchored at West Point Military School,barged across the river and the other end anchored on Constitution Island. After the war a widower and his two girls the land build a house...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2014

If you know the historu of the Island or even if you dont ---- you'll appreciate nabd be in awe ofthe effort and role it plaed in our Nations birth. I keep a print of Trophy Point overlooking the island in my office and look...More

1  Thank M H
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