Free Tours of the West Point Foundry Preserve in June
West Point is, obviously, one of the most historical location in the Hudson Valley.
It also is a beautiful piece of land that, if you haven't yet, you should get the chance to explore.
Luckily you can explore one of their most historic locations in Cold Spring for free in June.
The Scenic Hudson is reporting that the historic West Point Foundry Preserve will be available for free tours. On June 16th the 90 minute tour will focus on how the West Point Foundry played an important role in the American Revolution. The foundry manufactured some of the first "steam engines, pipes for New York City’s water system and cannons" that a told to have helped with winning the Civil War.
Tours will start at 10am at the lone freestanding structure, the office building which was built in 1865. The building is filled with artifacts and life sized images that you will learn more about on the tour.
The West Point Foundry Preserve is located at 68 Kemble Ave in Cold Spring, New York.