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Kite Flying @ WHQ
September 20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Come fly a kite! – at Washington’s Headquarters, in Newburgh – on Saturday, September 20th, 2-4 PM. Kites Over the Hudson, a Hudson River Valley Ramble event, is held at Washington’s Headquarters annually. It is beautiful to see hundreds of kite-flying enthusiasts on our great lawn overlooking the scenic Hudson River.
Free kites will be given to the first 150 children 15 and under. Prizes will be awarded in various kite categories and refreshments will be served to all.
The site is open from 11 AM until 5 PM, providing tours of the Hasbrouck House where General and Mrs. Washington headquartered during the final months of the Revolutionary War. The Museum, housing the award-winning exhibit “Unpacked & Rediscovered: Selections from Washington’s Headquarters’ Collection,” will also be open to the public.
Admission is free for the day compliments of Central Hudson. Additional support is provided by the Friends of the State Historic Sites of the Hudson Highlands, and the Palisades Parks Conservancy . Contact 845-562-1195 for further details.