By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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“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.

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Admission to the historic site was free for the day.

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Washington’s time at the headquarters lasted for 16 months during the Revolutionary War.

CBSNewYork Team