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Van Wyck Homestead Museum

Routes 9 & 84, Fishkill, NY 12524
+1 845-896-9560
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Van Wyck Museum

Great place for local history. Dutch colonial home became the headquarters when Fishkill was chosen... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2015
Fishkill, New York
via mobile
revelutionary military supply depot

You will enjoy the visit. They have a lot of info. It was a very important place in the war for... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2015
barry w
Norton, Massachusetts
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Dutch Colonial home used as officers' headquarters during the Revolutionary War.
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Routes 9 & 84, Fishkill, NY 12524
+1 845-896-9560
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Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Great place for local history. Dutch colonial home became the headquarters when Fishkill was chosen for the supply Depot of the Continental army during the Revolution. Open on weekends from June to October. Call for more info

1  Thank Hpcorporan
Reviewed 29 June 2015

You will enjoy the visit. They have a lot of info. It was a very important place in the war for our freedom

1  Thank barry w
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Interesting local history with a tour guide that was very knowledgeable of the homestead and surrounding area.

1  Thank JoePietr
Reviewed 22 September 2014

The Van Wyck Homestead Museum is just a part of the larger historical Fishkill Supply Depot, an important installation during the Revolutionary War, operating for seven years. The homestead became the Officers' Headquarters. It includes the largest Revolutionary War soldiers' cemetery in the nation, yet...More

3  Thank Sundancekid330
Reviewed 9 July 2014

The women who gave the tour of the house were informative, interesting and ready to answer any questions. It isn't always open, we lucked up on a Girl Scout troup that gad an event there that day.

1  Thank JJT404
Reviewed 29 November 2013

very interesting.Small house but the tour was very informative. The women who were the guides were very friendly and enthusiastic

Thank miriam s
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Small site but worth the visit. Staff were great and seemed to be passionate about this piece of history in the Revolutionary War.

Thank kdani83583
Reviewed 29 July 2013

The site is small but the building is well-kept and interesting to view from especially a historical perspective.

Thank bravefilius
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Very educational. There is an unmarked revolutionary war cemetary just up the road which this historical society is trying to revitalize and research the hundreds of soldiers who are buried there in unmarked graves. They have annual reenactments with food and costumed actors that share...More

1  Thank Dori H
Reviewed 3 June 2013

I happened upon Van Wyck while visiting Mandeville House (Garrison, NY) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandeville_House and attempting to stop by Madame Brett Homestead (Beacon, NY). The Van Wyck Homestead Museum is an attractive well kept 18th Century American Colonial that has its significance arising from its architecture and...More

5  Thank eminker
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