NYAC: @ Fort Wadsworth, Abandoned 200-Year-Old U.S. Military Base (PrePay)
sam. 8 septembre à 19:00
Tickets: $30 Click the link below to register for this event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/exploring-fort-wadsworth-abandoned-200-year-old-us-military-base-registration-48180134078 While New York Adventure Club does not charge for events hosted by the National Park Service Gateway National Recreation Area, advance registration and a deposit will be required, which will be fully refunded upon attendance. Did you know that one of the oldest military installations in the United States is right here in NYC? Join New York Adventure Club ( http://www.nyadventureclub.com/ ) for an exploration throughout the over 150-year-old Fort Tompkins, an abandoned fort inside the Fort Wadsworth ( https://www.nps.gov/gate/learn/historyculture/ftwad.htm ) complex on the northeastern shore of Staten Island. Led by a National Park Service Ranger, our experience through one of the nation’s oldest military installations will include: • An overview of Fort Wadsworth and its importance throughout American history
• An exploration of the many abandoned sections of Fort Tompkins, including the ammunition storage depot and iconic catacomb-like counterscarp gallery
• A visit to the overlook above Battery Weed, which sits at the base of the Verrazano Bridge
• Sweeping views of the Narrows of New York Harbor Click here to see pictures from one of our last visits to Fort Wadsworth!
( http://nyadventureclub.com/gallery/27192361 ) See you there! *Closed-toe shoes are required
**Please bring comfortable shoes and a bottle of water as we’ll be on our feet for the entire time!
***While cameras are encouraged, tripods and other stationary photography equipment are not permitted on NPS property Transportation: By Ferry: Take the free Staten Island ferry from Manhattan's Whitehall Terminal to Staten Island's St. George Terminal — a bus or taxi can be taken to Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center. If you're coming from Manhattan and want to travel via subway together, the NY Adventure Club brand ambassador will be waiting at the base of the stairs inside Manhattan's Whitehall Terminal between 11:15am - 11:25am to take the free Staten Island ferry at 11:30am. After landing in Staten Island, we'll take the S51 Bus from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal to the park entrance on New York Avenue & Tompkins St. By Bus: Take the S51 Bus from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal to the park entrance on New York Avenue & Tompkins St. By Car: Free parking is located directly in front of the Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center Categories: Tours, Active, Hidden Spots, Historic Sites
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