Governors Island

Governors Island
New York, New York

Historic Document

Governors Island is located in New York County, New York certified as a historic location on Monday February 04, 1985. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Defense, more specifically a Military Facility, Arms Storage. Governors Island was nominated by as a historic location by Other based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Politics/Government, Architecture.

Governors Island Information

Other Name: See Also:Fort Jay;Castle Williams
Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1794, 1815, 1933
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: Coast Guard, National Park Service

Governors Island Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 1210
Number of historically contributing buildings: 58
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 39
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 7
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
New York Historic Locations New York County Historic Locations New York Historic Locations