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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
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
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
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
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
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.