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Attractions to explore nearby The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

The Staten Island September 11th MemorialBank Street, Staten Island, NY 10301, USA

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.

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Staten Island Museum2.23 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

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.

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden2.25 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

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.

Fort Wadsworth5.31 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

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.

Statue of Liberty National Monument5.44 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York, in the United States. The statue is a figure of Libertas, a robed Roman liberty goddess. The copper statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi.

Bayonne Bridge5.57 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

Bayonne Bridge is the fifth-longest steel arch bridge in the world, and was the longest in the world at the time of its completion(1931). The bridge is connecting New Jersey with Staten Island.

Green-Wood Cemetery7.07 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

This is a 478-acre cemetery in the western portion of Brooklyn, located between South Slope/Greenwood Heights, Park Slope. This Cemetery was so popular that it inspired a competition to design Central Park in Manhattan, as well as Prospect Park nearby.

Battery Park8.04 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

This is a public park which has an area of 25 acre located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island. The park contains attractions such as an old fort named Castle Clinton; multiple monuments; and the SeaGlass Carousel. The park and surrounding area is named for the artillery batteries that were built in the late 17th century to protect the settlement behind them.

Castle Clinton National Monument8.06 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

Castle Clinton or Fort Clinton, previously known as Castle Garden, is a circular sandstone fort now located in Battery Park, in Manhattan built from 1808 to 1811, it was the first U.S. immigration station, it has also functioned as a beer garden, exhibition hall, theater, and public aquarium. Castle Clinton National Monument was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966.

Old Stone House of Brooklyn8.28 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

The Old Stone House is a house located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. The Old Stone House was the clubhouse of the Brooklyn Superbas, who later became the Brooklyn Dodgers. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.

Charging Bull8.42 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

Sometimes referred to as the Wall Street Bull or the Bowling Green Bull, is a bronze sculpture that stands on Broadway just north of Bowling Green in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. Charging Bull is a popular tourist destination that draws thousands of people a day, symbolizing Wall Street and the Financial District.

Trinity Church8.71 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

Trinity Church is a historic parish church in the Episcopal Diocese of New York located near the intersection of Wall Street and Broadway in the Lower Manhattan. This huge church is the part of the history of Manhatan city.

New York Transit Museum8.77 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

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.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach8.86 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

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.

Brooklyn Historical Society8.88 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

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 Bridge Park8.88 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

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.

Brookfield Place8.96 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

Brookfield Place, built and still commonly referred to as the World Financial Center, is a shopping center and office-building complex located across West Street from the World Trade Center in the Battery Park City neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.

Cadman Plaza Park9.19 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

Cadman Plaza Park is a beautiful and noteworthy park located on the border of the historic Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn neighborhoods.  With a newly renovated Central Lawn, the park serves as a playground for the entire Brooklyn Heights community.

Prospect Park9.19 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

With an area of 526 acres (213 ha),[5] Prospect Park is the second-largest public park in Brooklyn. Main attractions of the park include the 90-acre (36 ha) Long Meadow; the Picnic House; Litchfield Villa; Prospect Park Zoo; the Boathouse; Concert Grove; Brooklyn's only lake, covering 60 acres (24 ha); and the Prospect Park Bandshell that hosts free outdoor concerts in the summertime. The park also has sports facilities.

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art9.41 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

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.

Brooklyn Bridge9.41 KMs away from The Staten Island September 11th Memorial

This is a hybrid cable-stayed suspension bridge which was located in the Newyork city spanning the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn.  It was also the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time, with a main span of 1,595.5 feet.