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“Fascinating Tour of a Historical Fort”
Review of Fort Wadsworth

Fort Wadsworth
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US$125.00*
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Private Historic Tour of North Shore Staten Island
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Owner description: This fort played an important role in U.S. history starting during the Revolutionary War.
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I have been on several tours at the Fort at various times and find them to be quite interesting. Both the Fort and adjacent Battery Weed are historical landmarks which were obsolete by the time new armaments were installed such as the cannons. Tours take you through various parts of the Fort; the parade grounds, magazine storage facilities, etc. It was one of my favorite places to bring our cubscout pack when my son was very young. The Lantern Tour is great--especially for young children.

Thank mariadA9113JG
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

A beautiful place to visit so many interesting things to see at the fort. It really makes you think of all the battles that have taken place .

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Visited with a military history buff. We focued on Battery Weed, one of a pair of fortresses on opposite sides of the Narrows guarding New York Harbor. It's an eerie strucure, a castle hollowed out in back and lined with gun emplacements so that any enemy ship would have to run the gantlet of fire from both sides. It's beautiful. It's akso a litt;e terrifying to imagine the deafening noice of a cannonade echoing around the stone enclosure.

Thank Slooch
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Bring a camera. From the overlook, you can get GREAT pictures of the Narrows, the Verrazano bridge, and the inside of the fort.
Fort Wadsworth was first used during the Revolutionary War, and one of the oldest military structures in the US

Thank John A
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I've seen the fort from the Verrazano Bridge and decided to drop in to see if it would be worth while to take Scouts to. It appeared that theNational Park Visitor Center wasn't yet open to the public - soon I hope. And the information signs were not plentiful.

By April/May 2017 I hope it will be ready to visit and will be a neat place to take my kids for a hike.

Thank Rexxx
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