Lost Amusement Parks of New York City Opens May 24

Luna Park
Luna Park, Coney Island, Brooklyn (Photo: U.S. Library of Congress)

Empire Historic Arts is back on Governors Island with a new exhibit that will run May 24-September 27 (Saturdays and Sundays).

“Lost Amusement Parks of New York City”
Building 20B in Nolan Park

An installation of ephemera and artifacts from a bygone era of New York’s amusement parks. For more information, visit their site and their Facebook page.

Previously Empire Historic Arts exhibited “Tattered and Torn” on Governors Island.

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.