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Garrison is in Putnam County, in the New York metro area.

The latitude of Garrison is 41.383N. The longitude is -73.946W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.


Garrison is on the Hudson River, across from West Point
Former and merged names include:
· Garrison's Landing
· Mead's Dock
· Nelson's Landing
Important ferry crossing until construction of the Bear Mountain Bridge
Filming location for:
· 1969 movie, "Hello, Dolly!"
Well-known residents have included:
· Don McLean, musician
· Kevin Kline, actor
· Gov. George Pataki
Nearby parks & recreation: Manitoga Nature Center
Wildlife: Snapping turtles and many species of birds can be seen at Constitution Marsh Sanctuary

Historic sites and museums: Boscobel
Quotes:
Even radio signals have trouble finding you in Garrison, owing to its rugged, sometimes vertiginous terrain.
-- New York Times, Oct. 11, 2002

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Putnam County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garrison political report.

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