Annual event scheduled for Aug. 27

The Constitution Island Association will host its annual reenactment day from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, with demonstrations of muskets, rifles and cannons, inspections, drills, and tactical formations. The West Point Cadet Black Knights Drill Team and West Point Band’s Hellcats will perform, along with storyteller Jonathan Kruk, and guided tours will be offered of the Island’s redoubts and batteries. Hotdogs and drinks will be available, or pack a picnic lunch. Register via

To reach the island, vans will take guests from the far end of the Cold Spring Metro-North station from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bring a photo ID for passengers ages 16 and older.

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