Bannerman Island and the Hudson Highlands

Bannerman's Island lies on a rocky island just to the north of the Hudson Highlands. It was built as a "folly" in the style of an Scottish Castle. It was used as an arsenal to store unused World War I ammunition. In "The Wizard of Oz, it was the exterior of the castle of the Wicked Witch of the West. Looking south you can see the Hudson Highlands, with West Point in the distance.


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