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Bannerman Castle

Located on Pollepel Island, Bannerman Castle was once a storage site for military supplies during the 19th century. Accessible only by boat, groups can explore the mystery of the Bannerman Castle through a tour of the island and multimedia plays. Pollepel Island, Beacon, NY 12508. Tel: 1-845-831-6346. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Murphy Orchards

Groups will walk along Hopkins Creek, which was traveled by those escaping slavery, and see the secret room under the barn used to hide them. 2402 McClew Rd, Burt, NY 14028. Tel: 716-778-7926. Cost: Fee.

West Point Tours

U.S.M.A. Military Center, 415 Main St., Highland Falls, NY 10928. 845-446-4724. The Visitors Center and West Point Museum are open to the general public on a daily basis. Visitors may enter the academy grounds only by guided tours. Fee.