NEWBURGH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Saturday was a perfect day to fly a kite at the annual Kites Over the Hudson event in Newburgh.
Visitors of all ages were able to explore George Washington’s headquarters and the historic site.READ MORE: Human Remains Discovered In Southern California Identified As Missing New Jersey Woman Lauren Cho
“So we feel that if we provide the community with a wonderful feel-good day on the site, they get to learn a little history while they’re here. It’s a win-win,” historic site manager Elyse Goldberg said.READ MORE: More Than $10,000 Worth Of Handbags Stolen From Christian Louboutin Store In Manhattan
Admission to the historic site was free for the day.MORE NEWS: Student, 14, Arrested With Loaded Handgun At Brooklyn High School
Washington’s time at the headquarters lasted for 16 months during the Revolutionary War.