NYAC @ Abandoned Fort Totten, 156-Year-Old Civil War Fortress (Pre-Pay)
sam. 3 novembre à 17:00
Tickets: $29 – 32 Click the link below to register for this event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/behind-the-scenes-abandoned-fort-totten-156-year-old-civil-war-fortress-registration-51203821007 It's not every day that you get to explore an abandoned 19th-century waterfront fortress right here in New York City. Join New York Adventure Club ( https://www.nyadventureclub.com/ ) for a private exploration through the forgotten and mysterious sections of Fort Totten ( https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/fort-totten-park/highlights/12150 ), a preserved fortress in Bay Terrace, Queens dating back to the Civil War. Led by an Urban Park Ranger, our guided tour and exploration through the historic Fort Totten complex, which is now closed to the public for the season, will include: • The history and story of Fort Totten, and its many roles throughout the centuries including as a Civil War Fortress, Artillery Base, and Nike Missile Installation
• A visit to the historic Fort Totten Water Battery Main Magazine, a third system civil war era Fort built in 1862
• An exclusive trip inside the Water Battery’s torpedo storage vault and abandoned Endicott era batteries
• Sweeping views of Throgs Neck Bridge from Fort Totten Park Click here to see pictures from one of our last visits!
( https://nyadventureclub.com/gallery/27402951 ) *Please bring comfortable shoes and a bottle of water as we’ll be on our feet for the entire time! Transportation: By Public Transit: 7 Train to Flushing Station, transfer to Q13 or Q16 to Fort Totten OR Port Washington LIRR train to Bayside, transfer to Q13 to Fort Totten. Walk to the visitor center (budget 15 minutes!). By Car: Cars will not be permitted to drive into Fort Totten — parking lot outside park, follow signs inside the park to the visitor center. Categories: Tours, Active, Hidden Spots, Historic Sites
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