• Officers at Fort Jay, 1912.

    Governors Island

    National Monument New York

Park Planning

 
The sandstone gatehouse of Fort Jay is prominently displayed on the cover of the Governors Island National Monument General Management Plan.

The General Management Plan for Governors Island National Monument.

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Governors Island General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement

The final General Management Plan was released on April 9, 2009 and is available electronically at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/gois.

Did You Know?

John Jay

Fort Jay was named after John Jay, who served as the second governor of New York, an office he held during construction of the fort. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Jay also served as the first Secretary of Foreign Affairs and as the first Chief Justice of Supreme Court.