Fort Jay

Governors Island, Manhattan

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Take a National Park Ranger-led guided walking tour of Fort Jay, one of the oldest forts in New York Harbor. See the defensive features of a classic, Vauban-style, star-shaped fort, and learn about its vital role in the Harbor’s defensive system. The fort was individually listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. It was included in a National Historic Landmark District designated in 1985 and a New York Historic District designated in 1996. 

Take a National Park Ranger-led guided walking tour of Fort Jay, one of the oldest forts in New York Harbor. See the defensive features of a classic, Vauban-style, star-shaped fort, and learn about its vital role in the Harbor’s defensive system. The fort was individually listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. It was included in a National Historic Landmark District designated in 1985 and a New York Historic District designated in 1996. 

This program takes place on Governors Island. Governors Island must be reached by ferry; please check the ferry schedule online to plan ahead for your visit.

Fort Jay, Governors Island
New York, NY 10004