2004-04-23 / Community

Rockaway History Series

Rockaway History Series

The National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area is hosting the next installment of its Rockaway History Series on Wednesday, April 28. The program: "The Army in Jamaica Bay: The Guns of Fort Tilden" will take place at 7 p.m. at the Fort Tilden Visitor Contact Station.

The lecture will be presented by a park volunteer and will explore the importance of the Rockaway Peninsula as a strategic military area that defended New York Harbor.

The program is free, but seating is limited and reservations are required. For reservations call the Fort Tilden Visitor Contact Station at 718-318-4300.


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