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This is a city park which was located in Fort Greene in Brooklyn county. The park is named after the fort which was formerly located here. The park includes part of the high ground where the Continental Army built fortifications prior to the Battle of Long Island, during the early days of the American Revolutionary War.

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New York Transit Museum

New York Transit Museum

1.25km from Fort Greene Park

The New York Transit Museum, located in Brooklyn, New York, is a captivating cultural institution dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of public transportation in the city. Displays historical artifacts of the New York City Subway, bus, and commuter rail systems in the greater New York City metropolitan region. The main museum is located in the decommissioned Court Street subway station.

Cadman Plaza Park

Cadman Plaza Park

1.47km from Fort Greene Park

Cadman Plaza Park is a 10.4-acre public park in Brooklyn. The park is bordered by Cadman Plaza West, Cadman Plaza East, and the Brooklyn Bridge. The park was significantly expanded and redeveloped in 1939, on land reclaimed by condemnation in 1935. The park is also home to the Brooklyn War Memorial, which commemorates the soldiers who fought in World War II.

Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn Historical Society

1.49km from Fort Greene Park

Founded in 1863, is a museum, library, and educational center preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 400-year history. The Brooklyn Historical Society houses materials relating to the history of Brooklyn and its people, and hosts exhibitions which draw over 9,000 members a year.

Brooklyn Heights Historic District

Brooklyn Heights Historic District

1.78km from Fort Greene Park

The Wysor Heights Historic District in Muncie, Indiana, is a recognized neighborhood esteemed for its architectural heritage and historical importance. It encompasses a collection of homes and buildings primarily constructed during the early to mid-20th century, featuring a variety of architectural styles such as Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, Craftsman, and Prairie School.

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park

2.07km from Fort Greene Park

85-acre (34 ha) park located on a 1.3-mile (2.1 km) plot of land. From north to south, the pier includes the preexisting Empire–Fulton Ferry and Main Street Parks; the historic Fulton Ferry Landing; and Piers 1–6, which contain various playgrounds and residential developments.

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

2.11km from Fort Greene Park

The Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch is a triumphal arch at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn. Built from 1889 to 1892, the arch is dedicated "To the Defenders of the Union, 1861–1865"

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