• Get away to Gateway, where you can camp and stay healthy with heart-smart activities. Photo by Sebastiano Privitera; used by permission.


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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?

Women's Army Corps soldiers crossing out the

Did you know that Fort Hancock, unlike most Army posts during World War II, had a racially integrated unit? The 1225th Army Service Unit had African-American soldiers and in 1943 received a group from the Women's Army Corps. More...