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    Governors Island

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Pets

We are sorry, pets are not permitted on Governors Island.

Service animals with a State or New York City recognized service animal license are welcome. Please call 212-440-2200 for more information.

Did You Know?

Henry Hunt

At the battle of Gettysburg in 1863, Henry Hunt commanded the artillery that poured down shot and shell on the Confederate soldiers in Pickett's Charge. From 1844 to 1845 he was a 2nd lieutenant at Fort Columbus on Governors Island recruiting soldiers for the 2nd Artillery Regiment.