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Governors Island General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement
The monument's General Management Plan or long range management plan was approved on April 9, 2009. It is available electronically as series of electronic files at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/gois.
Did You Know?
In 1860, nearly half of the enlisted men stationed on Governors Island had immigrated to New York from either Ireland or Germany. Women immigrants from these countries also took their first jobs "off the boat" as maids and servants in the officers' homes on the island.