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The Greenpoint Monitor Museum is pleased to announce exciting news:

The end of the NY City threat of eminent domain on its historic land.

The award of a Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund Grant for
100% Engineering Design and Permits required to restore its shoreline,
raise the site for community flood protection, and provide public access
to the Museum's USS Monitor Park on the Bushwick Inlet.

Greenpoint Monitor Museum
The end of the New York City threat of Eminent Domain

 


BE A PART OF GREENPOINT’S HISTORY AND FUTURE
VOTE FOR THE MUSEUM’S 2015 GCEF PROJECT
Project Title: The Greenpoint Monitor Museum USS Monitor Park
Location: 56 Quay St., East River/Bushwick Inlet, Greenpoint
Partners: NOAA’s USS Monitor National Marine Sanctuary,
PS110, PS31, PS34, MS126, St. Stanislaus Kostka School,
Oliver Tilden Camp No. 26 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Goals: Shoreline Restoration, Open Space, Flood Protection, Education
- Assess the sites shoreline. Prepare 100% design, plans, specifications
and obtain required permits for the construction of a living shoreline
with raised site elevations achieving the goal of creating environmentally
beneficial shoreline restoration, public open space and flood protection.
- Incorporate the project’s engineering processes into the Museum’s
existing Road Show School Program. Grant Request: $599,200
Contact: 718-383-2637 http://greenpointmonitormuseum.org

METROPOLITAN WATERFRONT ALLIANCE
CITY OF WATER DAY
“IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD”
Greenpoint Brooklyn, New York


SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
THE GREENPOINT MONITOR MUSEUM and
OLIVER TILDEN CAMP #26
SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR
will be participating in this year’s MWA City of Water Day.
Please come out and join us at the museum's land on the Bushwick Inlet!
(56 Quay St., enter through parking lot at corner of
Quay and West Streets, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York)

Click below for more details on this free event!
Greenpoint Monitor Museum
City of Water Day
"In Your Neighborhood"

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NOAA's USS  Monitor National  Marine  Sanctuary
will be unveiling a USS Monitor Trail Marker
on May 29, 2015 at the Greenpoint Monitor
Museum site in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY.
A History Fair will follow the Ceremony a
few blocks away at the Brooklyn Expo Center.
Click below for a Preliminary Notice of the event.
USS Monitor Trail Marker Ceremony
Click here for: Event Flyer

 

Bushwick Inlet - Home of the Greenpoint Monitor Museum

Looking to the future development of The Greenpoint Monitor Museum's land
on the Bushwick Inlet, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York.
FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK BELOW
The Greenpoint Monitor Museum Proposal Pamphlet

*FOR CLARIFICATION, THIS PROPOSAL IS NOT PART OF THE NEW YORK CITY PARKS DEPARTMENT PLAN FOR THE BUSHWICK INLET PARK.
IT IS AN INDEPENDENT PROPOSAL MADE BY
THE GREENPOINT MONITOR MUSEUM FOR ITS LAND.

Our Hometown


WELCOME TO THE
GREENPOINT MONITOR MUSEUM
WEBSITE!


The Museum
is a STATE CHARTERED MUSEUM
honoring those who lost their lives
for this country.

Greenpoint's History
Built in Greenpoint
NOAA-USS Monitor
Our Little Monitor
Road Show Schools
Special Events
History & Purposes
Thanks to Our Friends
BOARD OF DIRECTORS



God Bless the Victims of
September 11, 2001.

- Founded in 1996 -
One of the goals of the Museum is to establish its
home on the shores of
Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where the
U.S.S. Monitor was built.




WEBSITE UNDER
CO
NSTRUCTION. "NEWSPAPER", "ROAD SHOW", "EVENTS", AND
"BREAKING NEWS" LINKS ARE ACTIVE AT THIS TIME.

2013
150th Anniversary of the
Sinking of the USS Monitor

2012
150th Anniversary of the
Launching of the USS Monitor

Special Events

"EVENT ARCHIVES"

19.5 Million
Greenpoint Community
Environmental Fund

SEE THE
GREENPOINT MONITOR MUSEUM'S
LEGACY GRANT PRE-PROPOSAL

Our project will prepare the Museum's waterfront land for public access and we will have educational programs with NOAA's Research Vessel docked at the site. A bulkhead for flood protection for the Greenpoint/Williamsburg comunities. Solar lighting is also included in the pre-proposal. Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY the birthplace of the USS Monitor!

LAST UPDATE:
April 19, 2016


Tax Free donations are accepted.
Donate Now

Thank you for your support!
 

JOIN US ON THE "ROAD SHOW"
BY CLICKING ON A SCHOOL BELOW.

"ROAD SHOW 2014-2015"

P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL CLASS 1

P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL CLASS 2

P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL - NOAA Coming soon!

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY Coming soon!

P.S. 161 MANHATTAN Coming soon!

P.S. 34 - OLIVER H. PERRY SCHOOL

M.S.126 - JOHN ERICSSON SCHOOL

P.S. 31 - SAMUEL F. DUPONT SCHOOL

AWARD CEREMONY 2014 - 2015 Coming soon!

"ROAD SHOW 2013-2014"

ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA CATHOLIC ACADEMY

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY

New P.S. 161 MANHATTAN

P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL CLASS 1

NEW P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL CLASS 2

P.S. 31 - SAMUEL F. DUPONT SCHOOL

AWARD CEREMONY 2013 - 2014 Coming soon!

"ROAD SHOW 2012-2013"

P.S. 110 - THE MONITOR SCHOOL

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY -
NORTHSIDE CAMPUS

QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CATHOLIC ACADEMY -
ST. NICHOLAS CAMPUS

ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA SCHOOL

P.S. 34 - OLIVER H. PERRY SCHOOL

P.S. 31 - SAMUEL F. DUPONT SCHOOL

P.S. 161 MANHATTAN

M.S.126 - JOHN ERICSSON SCHOOL

See Additional Greenpoint Monitor Museum
"Road Show" Schools - 2001- 2016 (15th Anniversary)

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BREAKING NEWS

USS Monitor Site Dedication

The Museum is not-for-profit with 501(c)(3) status.

CONTACT US:

THE GREENPOINT MONITOR MUSEUM
P.O. Box 220378
Brooklyn, New York 11222-0378
718-383-2637

Janice Lauletta-Weinmann, President, Webmaster
George J. Weinmann, Webmaster

Copyright © 2003-16 Janice & George J. Weinmann
All Rights Reserved.

The Greenpoint Monitor Museum is bringing
Civil War and Greenpoint history alive!