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Must visit site for American history buffs

My wife and I visited Crown Point State Historic Site on the first day of a Hudson river vacation... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
New Mexico

This entire area is just full of our countries history. Think back to when it was in use, the hard... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Richard H
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21 Grandview Dr, Crown Point, NY 12928-2852
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I visited Crown Point State Historic Site on the first day of a Hudson river vacation. We followed the course of the British invasion of New York during the Revolutionary war, visiting Fort Crown Point, Fort Ticonderoga, Whitehall, and the site of...More

Thank HappyCoupleNM
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This entire area is just full of our countries history. Think back to when it was in use, the hard time it must of been being there. Great views of the lake, both sides from here.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Great views of the lake while walking through the two fort ruin areas, one british and one french. The visitor center is small but surprising good with nice artifacts and a great historic video and lighted display board. Don't let the outside building fool you....More

Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 12 August 2018

History bufffs will love exploring the ruins of this well used fortification. Enjoy the solitude, stroll the ramparts or explore the interiors. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, and enjoy the view overlooking the Lake Champlain Bridge and the Lake. For the best photos, visit...More

Thank bklyn56
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We came across this state historic site by accident and are so glad that we stopped. The park preserves French and British ruins from the era of the French and Indian Wars, Outstanding visitor center. Ruins of British ruins are truly impressive.

Thank MarylandTraveler1234
Reviewed 2 July 2018

My family spent some time here, and we all loved it. it was so interesting and so beautiful. I can't wait to go back.

Thank DeeInNY
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The history of this fort is amazing. No charge to just drive in and sit next to the water on the grass and enjoy yourself. Bring a blanket and have a picnic. Every Wednesday 5pm during the summer you can see the J-24 sailing races...More

Thank P5674GSdavidk
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I live only 10 minutes from here. The place is very well kept and has much to offer for history enthusiasts. From Fort Ruins to a very interesting museum. Lake Champlain is a 1 minute walk from the Museum Parking Lot. The...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Historical ruins with plenty of easy-to-follow signage describing the purpose of each aspect. Not crowded. Fun to wander. Lovely views of the lake.

Thank Katherine K
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Stopped by this site before crossing the lake into VT. Enjoyed learning the history & the views here are awesome! This site is worth incorporating into a visit to the area!

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Response from Bden99 | Reviewed this property |
I have been to this site several times and there has never been anyone at the booth collecting money.