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North Brother Island

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North Brother Island

Does anybody know if there is a way to visit North Brother Island without having to "break the law"?

See 1st reply to this post tripadvisor.com/…32993655

Something organized by the city or whatever.

Trespassing wouldn't be a good idea if you're a foreign tourist.

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1. Re: North Brother Island

I suggest, send an email to this guy...

…blogspot.com/2011/01/north-brother-island-r…

Queens, New York
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2. Re: North Brother Island

P.S. I typed "how to get to North Brother Island NYC" into www.google.com and found this:

radiolab.org/blogs/…

Google is really a wonderful thing...

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3. Re: North Brother Island

You'd want to check with the New York City Audubon Society. Perhaps something could be worked out if you'd want to help them chop down some trees:

http://www.nycaudubon.org/home/

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Apparently, North Brother Island was a quarantine site, Typhoid Mary was kept there. Also former (and apparently first in US) adolescent drug treatent program.

thirteen.org/insidethirteen/…

Maybe check out nearby Execution Rock. The name from the British "tradition", pre-Revolutionary War of chaining a prisoner to the rock, and waiting for the tide to come in.....

www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=749

also good book: Other Islands of NY by Seitz & Miller

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5. Re: North Brother Island

Maybe this is what you want:

thirteen.org/thecityconcealed/…

and

http://northbrotherislan.blogspot.com/

and

bridgeandtunnelclub.com/bigmap/…index.htm

and

thirteen.org/insidethirteen/…

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