Due to ongoing maintenance at Pier 102, weekend NYC Ferry will run to and from Yankee Pier via shuttle from Pier 11/Wall Street. Visit ferry.nyc for more info.


Civil War Weekend

Aug 12, 2017 – Aug 13
10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Governors Island National Monument

Presented by the National Park Service

Meet Union soldiers in the Soldier’s camp, watch musket and artillery firing demonstrations, and listen to Civil War music performances!

Artillery Demonstration and Small Arms Demonstration
Watch us fire a real 1860s-era cannon and demonstrate a variety of muskets soldiers would have used during that time period.

Getting There
5 Minutes from Soissons Landing 10 Minutes from Yankee Pier
3 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier