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The Warner House
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Piazza
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Revolutionary Room
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Parlor
Dining Room
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Constitution Island Dock

Constitution Island

Renovations are complete!

The story of Constitution Island is the story of the people who once lived here: the Warner Family and the many West Point cadets who found a haven away from home; the American Revolutionary War soldiers; the early Dutch settlers and before them; the Nochpeem Tribe of Native Americans.

For forty years, during the 19th century, Anna and Susan Warner taught bible classes to cadets who rowed across the river, landing, coincidentally, at the same place where the Great Chain was anchored in 1778, protecting the Hudson River and our Independence.

Not far from that very spot, the story continues as visitors and volunteers continue to be inspired by these early patriots and keep the house, the gardens and redoubt paths alive with interest. 

We look forward to opening the island this season and having you join our history!

Recent News

Constitution Island is currently preparing our Tours & Events Schedule for the 2023 season.
Check back soon to see the latest!

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West Point homeschoolers help in the garden
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Highlighted in News 12
"Road Trip"

For those who can't make it to the island, watch this short clip with reporter Nikita Ramos from a News 12 Westchester "Road Trip," segment. Our docents Catherine Treuter and Jim Johnson are featured in explaining the importance that the geographical significance and the Warner family had in American history .

"Let's Grow Together"

With a generous grant from the West Point chapter of the Daughters of the United States Army, DUSA, the gardening program on the island has been extended to offer an educational component to West Point home school families this year.

Return to the Island!

After staying in storage for 12 years while the Warner House was being restored, the belongings of the Warner family have finally returned to Constitution Island! We are looking forward to unwrapping history as we prepare the Warner House for the 2023 season!

  • Public Tour schedule is pending. Please check back soon!


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