Camp Smith: 1882/5, Westchester County, Peekskill. New York Militia Camp. Original camp grounds acquired in 1885. Known as Camp
Townsend in 1898 for the State's Adjutant General during the Spanish-American War mobilizations. Enlarged in 1913 and renamed for Governor Smith, 1914 and 1923 to its present size of nearly 2,000 acres.
For complete history and features see www.dmna.state.ny.us/a_history/smithhistory.htm
New York National Guard
Training camp estabalished
1882. Contains 1900 acres
named for Alfred E. Smith,
Governor of New York.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military
February 24, 2006