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Fort Wadsworth

Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA

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About Fort Wadsworth

Fort Wadsworth is a former United States military installation located on the northeastern shore of Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth is a 226-acre public park that was once the longest continually operating military fort in the nation.



Attractions near Fort Wadsworth

The South Beach–Franklin Delano Roosevelt Boardwalk stretches 2.5 miles (4.0 km) between Fort Wadsworth to the north and Miller Field to the south. It is one of New York City’s four spacious beachfront areas.

It is a permanent memorial honouring the 274 Staten Island residents killed in the September 11 attacks of 2001 and in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. Each Staten Island victim is honoured with a 9-by-11-inch (23 cm × 28 cm) granite plaque bearing their name, birth date, and place of work on September 11, 2001, as well as their profile in silhouette.

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is the result of more than three decades of restoration to convert the first home for retired sailors in the United States to a regional arts center.

Staten Island Museum6.12km from Fort Wadsworth

Staten Island Museum is Staten Island’s oldest cultural institution, and the only remaining general interest museum in New York City.The Staten Island Museum was founded in 1881 as a private society of local naturalists and antiquarians who pooled their personal collections to create the public museum in 1908.

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art preserves United States' most extensive collections of Himalayan artefacts. The museum was created by Jacques Marchais, (1887-1948) an American woman, to serve as a bridge between the West and the rich ancient and cultural traditions of Tibet and the Himalayan region.

New York Aquarium7.63km from Fort Wadsworth

Foundeed in 1896, it is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States. The facility occupies 14 acres and boasts 266 species of aquatic wildlife.

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