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Known as "the fort that never surrendered," Fort Stanwix successfully repelled a prolonged siege in August 1777 during the Revolutionary War.
Fire Island, just one hour east of New York City, has been a special place for diverse plants, animals, and people for centuries.
Here on Wall Street, George Washington became our first President. Federal Hall is also home to our first Congress, Supreme Court, and Executive Branch offices.
Explore the Erie Canal and discover America's most famous and influential man-made waterway, where the New York State Canal System shined.
Ellis Island was opened in 1892 and operated for more than 50 years. Over 40 percent of America's population can trace their ancestry through Ellis Island.
This site honoring Eleanor Roosevelt promotes her legacy by preserving her historic home, Val-Kill.
Castle Clinton National Monument was one of more than a dozen forts built to defend New York Harbor at the time of the War of 1812.
Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is on many serious hiker's bucket list, but the AT also has great day hikes and campgrounds for hikers of all levels.
This monument in Manhattan honors African Americans and offers an education on the hardship they endured in early America.