Tours of West Point Foundry Preserve

Event Date: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:30pm

WEST POINT FOUNDRY PRESERVE (Putnam)—Tours will focus on the foundry’s 100-year history, its operations and diverse workforce, and Scenic Hudson’s efforts to protect and interpret the remains of this industrial powerhouse while preserving the land’s natural beauty.

A pacesetter in America’s Industrial Revolution, West Point Foundry manufactured cannons—known as Parrott guns—credited with helping to win the Civil War, as well as some of the nation’s first steam engines, iron ships and pipes for New York City’s water system.

QUESTIONS OR TO RSVP? Contact Scenic Hudson Parks Event and Volunteer Coordinator Anthony Coneski: aconeski@scenichudson.org or 845-473-4440, ext. 273

Address: 
Kemble Ave
Cold Spring, NY 10516
United States