Tag Archives: Governors Island


    September 30, 2011

    Regretfully another season on Governors Island is coming to an end. The island became a public park in 2005 after the last vestiges of its role as a military defender of NY Harbor were shedded, and most of it has been opened to the public as a park. It is open throughout the spring and [...]

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    August 15, 2004

    SERVING as a US Army post and Coast Guard station between 1794 and 1997, Governors Island, which lies between the tip of Manhattan and the Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn where the East River empties into Upper New York Bay, set a record as the longest continuously active military post in the USA. [...]

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