Distance Learning Opportunities with Jamaica Bay
The National Park Service Teaching With Historic Places program uses properties listed in the NPS National Register of Historic Places to support and enliven the teaching of history, social studies, geography, civics and related subjects. TwHP has created a variety of products and activities that help teachers bring historic places into the classroom. Current lesson plans include Gateway's Floyd Bennett Field: Naval Aviation's Home in Brooklyn.
Did You Know?
Fort Wadsworth, located on Staten Island at the Narrows (next to the Verrazano Bridge), is one of the oldest military sites in the nation. This site has controlled the entrance to New York Harbor since the Washington administration.