Governors Island National Monument

  • Governors Island ferry boat



Governors Island Information

From 1776-1996, Governors Island in New York Harbor provided protection of the ideals represented by the Statue of Liberty across the Bay.

For more than two centuries, the military communities on Governors Island were woven into the intricate social, political, and economic tapestry that is New York City. Over two centuries, Governors Island's history evolved from colonial outpost to regional administrative center for the U.S. Army and Coast Guard.

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Visiting Governors Island

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Map of the Park

Governors Island National Monument
10 South Street - Battery Maritime Building Slip 7
New York , NY

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