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Place offers fantastic views of Brooklyn, the harbor, the bridge, the original fort, the Hudson and liberty. Really nice spot. Great free tour and just some wonderful hidden history. A must stop if in the area. Unique photos of the Verrazano alone is worth coming...More
Now a National Park, the former military base is considered a hidden gem within the five NYC boroughs. Many called it home during their tours of duty or as spouses/children of those in the service. It’s great to be able to have access to this...More
FT Wadsworth main attraction is the overlook and it's view is one of the best - it is run by national park service and the park is in dire need to some serious maintenance, It used to a be thriving place with a cafe/pub, basketball...More
We went to Fort Wadsworth two days after completing the New York Marathon as we wanted to see what it looked like without 50,000 runners milling around waiting to run.
It was an interesting place but had a deserted feel to it and it didn't...More
A nice place to see the Verazano and the city from across the water. During certain times of the year you can take a tour of the ruins left over from preparation for war. Bunkers and old buildings are buried in the hillside and you...More
We visited the Fort on a Sunday and it was nice and peaceful. There are a number of Dramas and films that have been filmed around the Fort. It is a lovely venue as in a residential area so quite unique. The views over Manhattan...More
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I’m not sure about where you would have a reception. There is a church where you could have a wedding, or you can do like my son did and just get married at the overlook with NYC and the Verrazano bridge in the background.
From the Staten Island Ferry, in St. George, take the S51 to Fort Wadsworth. Only takes 10-15 minutes by bus. Return via same bus. Fort Wadsworth also connects to South Beach/FDR boardwalk through foot path or via same bus... More
From the Staten Island Ferry, in St. George, take the S51 to Fort Wadsworth. Only takes 10-15 minutes by bus. Return via same bus. Fort Wadsworth also connects to South Beach/FDR boardwalk through foot path or via same bus line. Bus and ferry run 24/7 so no problems getting back.