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Fort Hamilton

8302 Colonial Road, Brooklyn, NY 11209
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Ranked #86 of 115 Attractions in Brooklyn
Description: Built after the War of 1812, the fort was designed to protect the port area between Brooklyn and Staten Island.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

My wife and I decided to stay at Fort Hamilton to sightsee around New York and visit family. First off, the Army Lodge is GREAT! it is sponsored by the the Holiday Inn Express so that in itself says it all. Honorable mention to "Michael" the lodge receptionist. He was very professional and check in was fast. Our room was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2004

Fort Hamilton is a nice fort, but it is too spread out. There are different houses and cannons located all across the property. If you want a fort that is fully intact check out Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island. The forts are right across the river from each other.

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