Putnam History Museum, Cold Spring

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  • This part of the country has amazing history. George Washington and Abraham Lincoln both visited Cold Spring New York. This little Museum has a wonderful collection of history. Stop by and say.....  more »
  • Visited while the museum had a temporary exhibit dealing with Benedict Arnold. This was quite interesting but the museum does display quite a bit about the West Point Foundry and its major...  more »
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  • A neat place with interesting exhibits. Lovely grounds. Worth checking out.
  • This quaint museum is on the site of the West Point Foundry, where some of the first locomotives used in New York were constructed. A large variety of military cannons were manufactured here, including large ‘300 pounders’ because they launched a 300 pound projectile from a rifled barrel. Make a day trip of this visit and include a hike on one of the beautiful hiking trails that are in very close proximity.
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