Governors Island

Governors Island (HMVNV)

Location: New York, NY 11231 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 41.425', W 74° 0.863'

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Called by the Indians "Pagganck,"
was purchased from two members
of the Indian tribe of Manahatas
named Carapetayne and Pehiwas by
Wouter Van Twiller, a Governor and
Director General of New Nether-
land - June 16, 1637; The price paid
was two axe heads, a string of
beads and a handful of nails.
Year Placed1951
Placed ByThe Holland Society of New York
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 583279 N 4504858
Decimal Degrees40.69041667, -74.01438333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 41.425', W 74° 0.863'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 41' 25.50" N, 74° 0' 51.78" W
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Area Code(s)718, 212, 917
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 25 Evans Rd, New York NY 11231, US
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