Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site

Take a trip to the site where the Battle of Stony Point took place as the Revolutionary War was coming to an end. Groups will see the museum’s exhibits which includes an audiovisual presentation on the battle and the Hudson River’s oldest lighthouse, Stony Point Lighthouse. Markers around the fort teach groups about the events that occurred in specific places at the site during the Revolutionary War. Groups will also enjoy reenactments that focus on 18th century military life, cooking, musket firing, and more. 
 
Contact Info 
Address: 44 Battlefield Rd., Stony Point, NY 10980. Rockland County. Tel: 845-786-2521. Email: jerry@rockvets.com. Website: www.nysparks.com/historic-sites/8/details.aspx. Hrs: Wed.-Sun. by appointment.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Historic Site Lesson Plan

While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, such as Philadelphia’s Independence Hall or Washington D.C.’s National Mall, consider reasons for preserving them. They are historically significant and can be visited, toured, and admired. Students learn about the historical relevance of specific historical sites and the importance of preserving these sites.... Continue