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Address: West Point South Dock, West Point, NY
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Visit to West Point

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 on the east side of the river by what is now called Constitution Island. Washington... More 

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Paramus, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Newburgh, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the Revolution and the other of the Warner family and their connection to West Point.... More 

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Commack, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 and live out most of their lives. The girls are religious and start teaching Sunday... More 

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Westchester County, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 at it every day ---- a natural beauty of physical space that gives you pause... More 

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West Point, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

A very small place with great military history. We took a boat but I saw cars so if it is accessible by auto I would do that because our wait for the boat was long(1.5hrs). Beautiful views from redoubt 7.

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