Bannerman abandoned Castle.

BANNERMAN'S CASTLE is without a doubt the Hudson Valley's most renowned ruin. It is widely known, often written about. Bannerman's is the perfect ruin, right down to its location-- on Pollepel (or Polopel) Island, which is fabled for eerie happenings going back to the 1600's.

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Abandoned castle




abandoned castle

Located in Hudson River is Pollepel Island, home to the Bannerman’s Castle (also known as Bannerman Island Arsenal).  Francis Bannerman, a Scotland native, designed the castle himself as a storage facility for his military surplus business. Construction began in 1901, and ended in 1908. The castle was abandoned in the early 1960′s. T