Twitter | Search | |
Governors Island NM
Governors Island National Monument is part of the National Park Service. We preserve two historic forts and teach you about history!
3,964
Tweets
1,132
Following
7,663
Followers
Tweets
Governors Island NM Nov 2
November 3, 2017, marks the centennial of the passing of three young men. Their names forever immortalized on the...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Oct 26
On this date in 1776, Benjamin Franklin would set sail for France. Initially he would be feted in scientific and...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Oct 14
What's that sound? Could it be? Why yes it is! One more historical weapons demonstration before we put the...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Sep 23
You've got until the end of October to see views like this up close
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Sep 18
the first images for our new album from this past weekend's Camp Doughboy. These are courtesy of our great VIP Bruce!
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Sep 2
A little 20th Century Living History interpretation happening on this cool first Saturday of September. Ranger...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Aug 29
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Aug 25
Ranger Andrew is heading back to Gettysburg College this weekend so on his last day he thought he'd channel the...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Aug 25
Fort Jay flagpole pulling double duty this weekend as we commemorate the Battle of Brooklyn and celebrate our...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Aug 25
It's founders day! The NPS is 101 years old today. It's beautiful out, come visit us and say hello!...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Aug 21
Viewing the eclipse in Castle Williams with about 100 of our closest friends. The sun might've eclipsed, but the fun sure didn't!
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Aug 5
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Jul 28
Hello, Facebook friends! Guess what this is! No, really....We have no idea. There's not much of a prize other...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Jul 26
from our volunteer Keith's history blog...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Jul 23
Today marks the anniversary of the passing of President U.S. Grant. President Grant would eventually be buried in...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Jul 14
The 16th Infantry is back in France, marching in the Bastille Day parade in Paris. The 16th infantry called...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Jul 9
July 9, 1777, General George Clinton will be elected as the first Governor of an independent New York State. He...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Jul 9
July 9th, it's a busy day in early New York history. July 9, 1776, the Declaration of Independence will be read...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Jul 2
July 2, 1881, President James Garfield was shot in a Washington D.C. train station by Charles Guiteau, a...
Reply Retweet Like
Governors Island NM Jul 1
Today in 1863, the battle of Gettysburg would begin, a critical turning point in the American Civil War. For...
Reply Retweet Like