At the confluence of the Hudson and East Rivers, in New York Harbor, sits Governors Island. A mystery to most New Yorkers, the Island served as the longest continuously active military post in the United States, from 1794 until 1997.
- Governor’s Island by Christina Wilkinson. http://www.forgotten-ny.com.
- w:Governors Island U.S. General Services Administration map; indicates U.S. Coast Guard usage, 1995.