This strategic coastal location at the Narrows was used by the British as the staging ground for the massive British invasion of Brooklyn in August 1776. A Path Through History attraction.
Tours available: Have you ever spotted Battery weed from the Verrazzano Bridge, or hiked by its gates during a morning walk? Take this rare opportunity to go inside and hear more about the history of this structure that has stood guard over the harbor for 150 years. You will also learn about the rest of Fort Wadsworth during this weekly walking tour.