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Fort Hamilton

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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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A lovely "step back" in time

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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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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