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Cold Spring Metro North Parking Area

2024 Grand Opening - Warner House and Constitution Island Tour

Explore the beautifully preserved home of famed 19th-century authors Susan and Anna Warner and the wonderful island on which they lived!

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2024 Grand Opening - Warner House and Constitution Island Tour
2024 Grand Opening - Warner House and Constitution Island Tour

Time & Location

Jul 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Cold Spring Metro North Parking Area, 36 Market St, Cold Spring, NY 10516

About the event

Discover the hidden gem of American history as tours of Constitution Island and the Warner Sisters House reopen! Step back in time and explore the strategic fortifications that helped shape the outcome of the Revolutionary War. Wander through the charming Warner House, home to beloved 19th-century authors Susan and Anna Warner, and immerse yourself in their literary legacy. Join us for an unforgettable journey through the past, where every corner of Constitution Island whispers tales of courage, creativity, and resilience. Don’t miss your chance to experience this captivating historical treasure—book your tour today!

F.A.Q - Frequently Asked Questions and General Information:

Is there parking available on Constitution Island?

  • Parking on the island itself is limited. Shuttle service from the south end of the Cold Spring Metro North parking area will be available. Parking is free on weekends.

When should I arrive?

  • Please be ready at the gate 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour to allow time for transit to the Island and check in.

How can I purchase tickets for this event?

  • Tickets are free of charge. However, donations are greatly appreciated and help support the preservation and maintenance of Constitution Island. Donations can be made online, at the gift shop, and by mail.

Can I bring food and drinks on the tour?

  • Non-alcoholic beverages are allowed. Please be mindful of our historic site, we ask that you help keep the island clean by disposing of trash properly. Refreshments and snack will be available after your tour.

Is the tour accessible for people with disabilities?

  • We strive to make our tours accessible to everyone. However, some areas of Constitution Island and the Warner Sisters House may have limited accessibility due to historic preservation constraints. Please contact us in advance to discuss any specific accessibility needs.

What should I wear and bring for the tour?

  • We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. Don’t forget to bring water, sunscreen, and a hat for sun protection.  Cell phones and cameras are great for capturing the beautiful scenery we only ask that you keep your phones silence and your flash off inside the Warner House.

Are self-guided tours available?

  • No, guided tours are led by knowledgeable docents who provide detailed historical insights about Constitution Island and the Warner Sisters House.

Are bathrooms available on the Island?

  • Yes, restroom facilities are available on Constitution Island for visitors' convenience. They are located near the education center.

How can I stay updated on news and events related to Constitution Island?

  • Stay connected by following us on social media, subscribing to our newsletter, and regularly checking our website for updates on tours, events, and special programs.

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  • 10AM Warner House Tour

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  • 11AM Warner House Tour

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  • 12PM Warner House Tour

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  • 10 AM Constitution Island Tour

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  • 11AM Constitution Island Tour

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  • 12PM Constitution Island Tour

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