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Images of Bannerman's Island and Castle (Hudson Highlands State Park , NY)

Bannerman’s Island is home to the most beautiful examples of modern architectural decay I have ever witnessed firsthand. Bannerman’s Castle was built by military surplus dealer Francis Bannerman as a storage warehouse in the early twentieth century.


Images of Bannerman's Island and Castle (Hudson Highlands State Park , NY)

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Hudson Valley Ruins: Bannerman's 3

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The Residence, looking northwest. Use of cobblestones for window treatment is an architectural detail found throughout Bannerman's buildings.

The Residence, looking southeast. Breakneck Ridge looms beyond.

Bannerman's Castle Ruins

Bannermans Castle by Shaun O;Boyle

The European-style fortress was Francis Bannerman’s hat tip to his Scottish heritage. He personally designed every turret and embellishment, every curved wall that became part of Bannerman’s Castle.

FRANCIS BANNERMAN VI

NORTH VIEW OF THE ISLAND

Bannerman Castle, NY.

Bannerman bought a private island.

Bannerman Castle, Pollopel Island NY

Bannerman Castle, New York