• Visitors tour Castle Williams.

    Governors Island

    National Monument New York

Map of the Governors Island ferry terminal at the Battery Maritime Building

Map of the Governors Island Ferry Terminal at the Battery Maritime Building in Lower Manhattan
Governors Island Ferry leaves from Slip 7 at the Battery Maritime Building in Lower Manhattan.

Did You Know?

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West Point graduates William Sherman and William P. Jones started their military careers on Governors Island in 1840. Sherman would fight and survive the Seminole, Mexican and Civil Wars. Jones was posted to Fort McHenry in Baltimore killed when thrown from a horse in 1841. Sherman died in 1891.