a village in SE New York, on the Hudson: site of a strategic fort in the Revolutionary War.
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How to use Stony Point in a sentence
James Gibbon, the hero of Stony Point, died at Richmond, where for several years he had been collector of customs.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The point of this instrument was broken off in the wall of the fort at Stony Point, when in the body of a British soldier.The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775 | Abraham Tomlinson
Two days afterwards, Washington, with his chief officers, rode down to Stony Point and heard the whole story.Hero Stories from American History | Albert F. Blaisdell
Washington did not, of course, intend to hold Stony Point, for the enemy could besiege it by land and by water.Hero Stories from American History | Albert F. Blaisdell
Stony Point was in possession of the enemy, strongly fortified and filled with heavy ordnance.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution | L. Carroll Judson