Before the West Point Academy, There was Pluckamin

Post Views: 176,546 Pluckemin Encampment and America’s First Military Academy “One of the greatest untold stories of the American Revolution.” One of the lesser known stories of the American revolution is the truths about the Pluckemin Encampment, also known as the Pluckemin Cantonment. You see, a cantonment is different than an Encampment because a cantonment has actual buildings verses temporary tents. Back in 2005, we started on a quest to expose this story. While the notes below are raw, we’ve left them in their original state so you can see…

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