Have any of you wondered what will become of governor’s island?
Governors Island has a very colorful history. In the past five hundred years, it has undergone four name changes and has been occupied by the Dutch, the British, the American Colonists and of course by the Native Americans. For much of its history it has served as military headquarters or training grounds but since 2002 the City of New York has been considering how else Governors Island might be used for public benefit.
For more on the history and development of Governors Island you may want to look at these materials within the Milstein Division.
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