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This site commemorates the historic 1779 Battle of Stony Point, during which American forces led by Brigadier General Anthony Wayne stormed a British stronghold at midnight and caught the enemy by surprise. The victory was the last major battle in the North and is credited with boosting American morale. Visitors can walk the battlefield and see an audiovisual presentation at the on-site museum. Stony Point Lighthouse, built on the site in 1826, is the oldest on the Hudson; lantern walks and lighthouse cruises are offered several times a year (check the website for schedules).