Camp Smith (1)

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Camp Smith (1) (1882-Present) - First established as a National Guard Training Camp in 1882 as Camp Townsend by Major General Frederick Townsend in Westchester County, New York. Renamed State Camp of Instruction in 1913 and in 1932 renamed Camp Smith for New York Governor Alfred E. Smith. Active Military Installation.

Camp Smith Roadside Marker
Camp Smith Memorial Display Tank
Sign and Display Tank at Camp Smith Entrance

Camp Townsend

Established as a National Guard Training Camp in 1882 as Camp Townsend by Major General Frederick Townsend in Westchester County, New York. Used as one of two mustering in camps for the Spanish American War along with Camp Black on Long Island.

Units Mustered at Camp Townsend

Current Status

Active Military Installation in Westchester County, New York. A training camp for the United States Military Academy and New York State National Guard.


Location: North of Peekskill on Route 6, Westchester County, New York.

Maps & Images

Lat: 41.301531 Long: -73.941615

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Visited: 10 May 2012


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