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“Visit to West Point”

Constitution Island
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Buffalo, New York
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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 on the east side of the river by what is now called Constitution Island.

Washington placed cannon on both sides of the river. Should a British ship sail north, they would be caught by the chain and fired upon by the cannons.

Exploring the island is great fun.

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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 the Revolution and the other of the Warner family and their connection to West Point. There are two more trips like ours - one in August and one in September. Do look into joining one of them for a most enjoyable day.

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