Education is a priority for Governors Island National Monument. We offer a variety of programs for school groups, both on the island and in the classroom, and are dedicated to sharing our fascinating history with young audiences. Explore the links on the left to learn how to plan a field trip, borrow our Traveling Trunk, or use an online game to prepare your students for an island visit.
Did You Know?
The first, last, and only shots fired in anger from Governors Island were directed at British naval ships as they invaded New York Harbor in the summer of 1776.