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Address: 8302 Colonial Road, Brooklyn, NY 11209
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Description: Built after the War of 1812, the fort was designed to protect the port...
Built after the War of 1812, the fort was designed to protect the port area between Brooklyn and Staten Island.
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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2004
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Spring Valley, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My family party made up of grandparents down to young children went to visit the fort and museum. Upon our arrival we made a wrong turn and were followed by guard car and told we needed to leave the military base for failing to follow simple directions. This angry and unmannerly behavior is not acceptable to be part of a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I went with my parents and elders all the way from England. My father was told some instructions and was confused and went the wrong way. The police officer ( who was the one that said the instructions ) came over steaming and screamed at him to get off and he's not allowed back on, he answered with a simple... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Thank you "Trip Advisor" for the memory! "Borne and bread" (dats how weez speled id!) some 70 years ago in Brooklyn Park Slope, I recall my Mom & Day taking me for evening drives along the Hudson Bay to see "the BIG BOATS" anchored in the NY harbor, when I was about 6-8 years old. And they let me play... More 

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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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