Walking Tours Summer 2021

Fort Jay Firetruck
Yes there was a firehouse on Governors Island. Part of the history of the Island we talk about on the tour.

For the ultimate deep-dive into the history of New York’s greatest public park, take the Secrets of Governors Island Walking Tour led by Kevin C. Fitzpatrick, author of The Governors Island Explorer’s Guide. This is the first and only guide book for the Island (and it’s the book all the other tour guides have to use).

Upcoming dates:

Sunday, August 15, 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, September 25, 11:00 a.m.

Book tickets in advance here.Then reserve your ferry tickets in advance here via The Trust. We meet in the Battery Maritime Building at 10:30 a.m.

Kevin C. Fitzpatrick has written and edited seven books with ties to New York history, including "The Governors Island Explorer's Guide" and "World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War." Kevin is a licensed sightseeing guide and has been leading walking tours since 1999. He resides in Manhattan.