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  • Governors Island National Monument

    Explore Castle Williams

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Get up close and personal with the best preserved and very first American circular fortification ever built. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM,2:30 PM,3:30 PM,11:30 AM,12:30 PM
    Location:
    Castle Williams
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    The Big Guns

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Guns ablazing as park staff demonstrate the firing of a Civil War-era cannon. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Jay entrance
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Hike Through History

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    The tour for those that want it all! Our most comprehensive program takes you to every highlight in the historic district. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soissons Landing
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Native Americans and Drastic Changes

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Join our Student Conservation Association and Harbor School intern Newt on a 30-minute program that covers the environmental history of Governors Island, from the Lenape to present day! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM to 12:00 PM,2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Dock 102
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Explore Castle Williams

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Get up close and personal with the best preserved and very first American circular fortification ever built. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM,2:30 PM,3:30 PM,11:30 AM,12:30 PM
    Location:
    Castle Williams
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    The Big Guns

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Guns ablazing as park staff demonstrate the firing of a Civil War-era cannon. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Jay entrance
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Hike Through History

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    The tour for those that want it all! Our most comprehensive program takes you to every highlight in the historic district. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soissons Landing
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Native Americans and Drastic Changes

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Join our Student Conservation Association and Harbor School intern Newt on a 30-minute program that covers the environmental history of Governors Island, from the Lenape to present day! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM to 12:00 PM,2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Dock 102
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Explore Castle Williams

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    Get up close and personal with the best preserved and very first American circular fortification ever built. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM,2:30 PM,3:30 PM,11:30 AM,12:30 PM
    Location:
    Castle Williams
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Let's Go Back In Time: A Family Program

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    Many soldiers started their military careers on Governors Island. See for yourself what the first days were like for a new recruit back in the 1860s when you try on a uniform and learn how to drill! More

    Time:
    11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Jay
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Hike Through History

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    The tour for those that want it all! Our most comprehensive program takes you to every highlight in the historic district. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soissons Landing
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Explore Castle Williams

    Tuesday, August 4, 2015

    Get up close and personal with the best preserved and very first American circular fortification ever built. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM,2:30 PM,3:30 PM,11:30 AM,12:30 PM
    Location:
    Castle Williams
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Tuesday, August 4, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Let's Go Back In Time: A Family Program

    Tuesday, August 4, 2015

    Many soldiers started their military careers on Governors Island. See for yourself what the first days were like for a new recruit back in the 1860s when you try on a uniform and learn how to drill! More

    Time:
    11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Jay
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Hike Through History

    Tuesday, August 4, 2015

    The tour for those that want it all! Our most comprehensive program takes you to every highlight in the historic district. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soissons Landing
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Explore Castle Williams

    Wednesday, August 5, 2015

    Get up close and personal with the best preserved and very first American circular fortification ever built. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM,2:30 PM,3:30 PM,11:30 AM,12:30 PM
    Location:
    Castle Williams
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Wednesday, August 5, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Let's Go Back In Time: A Family Program

    Wednesday, August 5, 2015

    Many soldiers started their military careers on Governors Island. See for yourself what the first days were like for a new recruit back in the 1860s when you try on a uniform and learn how to drill! More

    Time:
    11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Jay
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Hike Through History

    Wednesday, August 5, 2015

    The tour for those that want it all! Our most comprehensive program takes you to every highlight in the historic district. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soissons Landing
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Explore Castle Williams

    Thursday, August 6, 2015

    Get up close and personal with the best preserved and very first American circular fortification ever built. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM,2:30 PM,3:30 PM,11:30 AM,12:30 PM
    Location:
    Castle Williams
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Thursday, August 6, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Let's Go Back In Time: A Family Program

    Thursday, August 6, 2015

    Many soldiers started their military careers on Governors Island. See for yourself what the first days were like for a new recruit back in the 1860s when you try on a uniform and learn how to drill! More

    Time:
    11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Jay
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Hike Through History

    Thursday, August 6, 2015

    The tour for those that want it all! Our most comprehensive program takes you to every highlight in the historic district. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soissons Landing
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Explore Castle Williams

    Friday, August 7, 2015

    Get up close and personal with the best preserved and very first American circular fortification ever built. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM,2:30 PM,3:30 PM,11:30 AM,12:30 PM
    Location:
    Castle Williams
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Friday, August 7, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Let's Go Back In Time: A Family Program

    Friday, August 7, 2015

    Many soldiers started their military careers on Governors Island. See for yourself what the first days were like for a new recruit back in the 1860s when you try on a uniform and learn how to drill! More

    Time:
    11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Jay
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Hike Through History

    Friday, August 7, 2015

    The tour for those that want it all! Our most comprehensive program takes you to every highlight in the historic district. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soissons Landing
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Native Americans and Drastic Changes

    Friday, August 7, 2015

    Join our Student Conservation Association and Harbor School intern Newt on a 30-minute program that covers the environmental history of Governors Island, from the Lenape to present day! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM to 12:00 PM,2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Dock 102
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Explore Castle Williams

    Saturday, August 8, 2015

    Get up close and personal with the best preserved and very first American circular fortification ever built. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM,2:30 PM,3:30 PM,11:30 AM,12:30 PM
    Location:
    Castle Williams
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    The Big Guns

    Saturday, August 8, 2015

    Guns ablazing as park staff demonstrate the firing of a Civil War-era cannon. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Jay entrance
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Saturday, August 8, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Hike Through History

    Saturday, August 8, 2015

    The tour for those that want it all! Our most comprehensive program takes you to every highlight in the historic district. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soissons Landing
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Native Americans and Drastic Changes

    Saturday, August 8, 2015

    Join our Student Conservation Association and Harbor School intern Newt on a 30-minute program that covers the environmental history of Governors Island, from the Lenape to present day! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM to 12:00 PM,2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Dock 102
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Civil War Weekend

    Saturday, August 8, 2015

    Welcome to the summer of 1863 on Governors Island! More

    Location:
    Governors Island
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Explore Castle Williams

    Sunday, August 9, 2015

    Get up close and personal with the best preserved and very first American circular fortification ever built. More

    Time:
    1:30 PM,2:30 PM,3:30 PM,11:30 AM,12:30 PM
    Location:
    Castle Williams
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    The Big Guns

    Sunday, August 9, 2015

    Guns ablazing as park staff demonstrate the firing of a Civil War-era cannon. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Jay entrance
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Sunday, August 9, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Hike Through History

    Sunday, August 9, 2015

    The tour for those that want it all! Our most comprehensive program takes you to every highlight in the historic district. More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Soissons Landing
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Native Americans and Drastic Changes

    Sunday, August 9, 2015

    Join our Student Conservation Association and Harbor School intern Newt on a 30-minute program that covers the environmental history of Governors Island, from the Lenape to present day! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM to 12:00 PM,2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Dock 102
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Civil War Weekend

    Sunday, August 9, 2015

    Welcome to the summer of 1863 on Governors Island! More

    Location:
    Governors Island
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Monday, August 10, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Tuesday, August 11, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Wednesday, August 12, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Thursday, August 13, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Friday, August 14, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free
  • Governors Island National Monument

    Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star

    Saturday, August 15, 2015

    At the top of the island sits a fortification that has seen nearly as many uses as it has years of completion! From war fort to music school to housing Confederate prisoners of war, to family housing, Fort Jay is the real star of the show! More

    Time:
    11:30 AM,12:30 PM,1:30 PM
    Location:
    Front of Fort Jay at the bridge.
    Fees:
    Free

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