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A History of Fort Putnam at West Point

A History of Fort Putnam at West Point

Today the Hudson Valley is prized for its great scenic beauty and pastoral pleasures. But generals during the Revolutionary War looked at the same landscape with an eye toward its strategic military value. Their determination? It was priceless. Tyler reports on a very historically significant but little known Revolutionary War fort. Fort Putnam was built on the Hudson River at West Point to keep the area from falling into the hands of the British.