A Silent Sentinel in New York Harbor

From 1794 to 1966, the U.S. Army on Governors Island was part of the social, political, and economic tapestry of New York City. Today the island is vibrant summer seasonal venue of art, culture and performance against the backdrop of two centuries of military heritage and the skyline of one of the great cities of the world. This summer the island opens to the public on May 28, 2016.

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Summer Employment for the 2016 Season

Summer Employment for the 2016 Season

Join the Summer 2016 Governors Island NM team to offer tours and visitor services from May through September.

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Travelin’ Trunk Program

Travelin’ Trunk Program

A new pilot Travelin’ Trunk program that brings the early history, culture, and geography of New York Harbor to life in the fourth grade classroom.

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The Eagle at Fort Jay

Conserving the Trophèe ďArmes at Fort Jay

We’re working hard to conserve one of the oldest pieces of brownstone sculpture in America. Learn more here.

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