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    Governors Island

    National Monument New York

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Historic Weapons Demonstration by members of the 119th New York Volunteers.
Historic weapons demonstrations are just one of the activities offered during living history events.
Copyright Daniel C. Krebs

Did You Know?

German immigrant family

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.