Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Historic Fort Wadsworth
Location. 40° 36.27′ N, 74° 3.262′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker is on Battery Road. Touch for map. The marker is at the east end of Battery Road, just north of the west tower of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, on the Fort Wadsworth unit of the Gateway National Recreation Area. It is accessible from the Staten Island Expressway (I-278) via the Bay Street exit. Marker is in this post office area: Staten Island NY 10305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Verrazano – Narrows Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery Weed (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Tompkins (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Defending New York Harbor (about 300 feet away); Battery Duane (about 400 feet away); Fort Wadsworth (about 400 feet away); Dry Moat and Counterscarp (about 500 feet away); Fort Wadsworth / (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
Also see . . .
1. National Park Service - Gateway National Recreation Area. (Submitted on May 26, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Fort Wadsworth. (Submitted on May 26, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Battery Weed. (Submitted on May 26, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Battery Weed; Giovanni da Verrazzano; Verrazzano Narrows.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Military • War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 898 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 5. submitted on August 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.