Governors Island (Massachusetts)
Governor's Island was the site of Fort Winthrop, a defensive fortification named after Governor John Winthrop, whose family was granted the island in 1632 and owned it until 1808, when it was acquired for the construction of the fort.
The island is buried in the area north of the south end of runway 14/32.
- "Governors Island Factsheet". Boston Harbor Islands Partnership. Retrieved October 10, 2006.[dead link]
- "Boston Illustrated - VI - The Harbor". Boston And New York Houghton, Mifflin And Company (1891). Retrieved October 15, 2006.
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