Castle Williams

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Castle Williams, 501, Hay Road, Nolan Park, Manhattan Community Board 1, New York County, New York City, New York, 10004, USA

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Description Castle Williams

Castle Williams is a circular fortification of red sandstone on the northwest point of Governors Island, part of a system of forts designed and constructed in the early 19th century to protect New York City from naval attack. It is a prominent landmark in New York Harbor. Together with Fort Jay (Fort Columbus), it is managed by the National Park Service as part of Governors Island National Monument.


== Design and construction ==
Castle Williams was designed and erected between 1807 and 1811 un

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