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Crown Point State Historic Site

21 Grandview Dr, Crown Point, NY 12928-2852
+1 518-597-4666
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Great place for a day trip

The history of this fort is amazing. No charge to just drive in and sit next to the water on the... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
P5674GSdavidk
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New York City, New York
Just a quite walk in the Park

My wife and I live only 10 minutes from here. The place is very well kept and has much to offer for... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Robert P
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“british fort” (10 reviews)
“lake champlain” (19 reviews)
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21 Grandview Dr, Crown Point, NY 12928-2852
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+1 518-597-4666
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

The history of this fort is amazing. No charge to just drive in and sit next to the water on the grass and enjoy yourself. Bring a blanket and have a picnic. Every Wednesday 5pm during the summer you can see the J-24 sailing races...More

Thank P5674GSdavidk
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I live only 10 minutes from here. The place is very well kept and has much to offer for history enthusiasts. From Fort Ruins to a very interesting museum. Lake Champlain is a 1 minute walk from the Museum Parking Lot. The...More

Thank Robert P
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Historical ruins with plenty of easy-to-follow signage describing the purpose of each aspect. Not crowded. Fun to wander. Lovely views of the lake.

Thank Katherine K
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Stopped by this site before crossing the lake into VT. Enjoyed learning the history & the views here are awesome! This site is worth incorporating into a visit to the area!

Thank ErnTrekker
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

It's always interesting to see history in a more natural state, as opposed to the fully reconstructed reinterpretations. That's what this site offers, a picture of fortifications left as they were found. It's fascinating to to climb and walk around the ruins and take in...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We did a road trip in New York to the Adirondacks, and wanted to see and do a variety of things. We considered going to Fort Ticonderoga but chose to go here instead for our "fort" visit for several reasons. The admission fee at Crown...More

Thank peela
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

It was a great place to walk around for the morning. The visit to the museum is nice and worth the $4 entry fee. The ruins are fun to walk around and you get great views of the lake. I wish I had packed a...More

Thank Kendra F
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Decided to visit this site while camping at crown point state park campground across the street from the site. The short video is informative and the grounds well maintained.

Thank Jenny T
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Point faces south toward the Lake Champlain Bridge leading to Vermont. The three sites ae the ruins of the French fort-St. Frederic- and the unnamed British fort. All that remains of St Frederic is the foundation. The British fort is two separate structures, the...More

Thank Jack L
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Very interesting series of ruins of the two forts. The museum is small but very well done and the movie givens a great overview of the locale and its importance.

Thank DowneastCornhusker
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I have been to this site several times and there has never been anyone at the booth collecting money.
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