John Kane House
See the location that George Washington used as his headquarters in 1778. Used today as the main museum for the Historical Society of Quaker Hill and Pawling, John Kane House a visit to this historic place can be made from April – October.
From September to November 1778, General Washington based his military movements in Pawling. During these three months, Washington first slept in the home of Reed Ferris, a Quaker, and then used John & Sybil Kane’s house as his residence.
Today, the John Kane House is the Historical Society’s main museum. On the first floor, visitors can learn about the area’s indigenous and European settlers; the Anti-Rent Rebellion; Washington’s use of Pawling; and the effect of the Revolutionary War upon the Pawling community.
Apr – Oct: 9am – 1pm