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Governors Island in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Governors Island

 
 
Governors Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
1. Governors Island Marker
Inscription.
has been designated a
National
Historic Landmark

This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

1985
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1985 by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 41.566′ N, 74° 0.937′ W. Marker is in Governors Island, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Carder Road and W Ferry Line Road, on the left when traveling west on Carder Road. Click for map. Marker is located on Governors Island, near the Soissons Dock. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soissons Dock (a few steps from this marker); Andes Road (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governors Island History in Brief (about 400 feet away); Fort Jay (about 500 feet away); Students and Soldiers of Freedom (about 600 feet away); The New York Arsenal
Governors Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
2. Governors Island Marker
(about 600 feet away); Pershing Hall (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Pershing Hall (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Governors Island.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Governors Island. The Trust for Governors Island website. (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Governors Island. New York Harbor Parks website. (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Governors Island National Monument. National Park Service website. (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
National Historic Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
3. National Historic Landmark Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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