5th Annual Fishkill Revolutionary War Weekend

Date, Time: Saturday September 20 and Sunday September 21, 2014

Presented by: Friends of Fishkill Supply Depot and Fishkill Historical Society

Location: Van Wyck Homestead, Route 9, Fishkill, Dutchess County, NewYork

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Cost: Free (donations encouraged)

Details: Open both days 10 AM to 5 PM.

Ongoing demos of military drill, artillery, and camp life

  •  Tours of Revolutionary War Soldiers’ Cemetery & Van Wyck Homestead (Depot HQ)
  • Court martial trials, 18th century music, & children’s games
  • Blacksmith, period bread oven, & trades demos
  • Free shuttle every half hour from Dutchess Mall Parking across Route9.

The National Park Service calls the Soldiers’ Cemetery at the Fishkill Supply Depot the nation’s largest Revolutionary War soldiers’ cemetery. Under pressure for development, it is for sale. Come celebrate American history and take part in a movement to recognize and rededicate the American Army’s oldest cemetery.