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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1840/00/00 Martin E Thompson Architect Admiral's House is design by Martin E Thompson, construction was completed in 1843.
1884/04/24 Adaline DuBois Russell Died Adaline Dubois Russell dies from pneumonia at her son-in-law's, Gen Winfield Hancock, residence on Governors Island, New York City.
1886/02/09 Winfield S Hancock Died Winfield Scott Hancock dies on Governors Island, New York City.
1886/03/00 Gen John Schofield Home General John Schofield takes command of the Military Division of the Atlantic (1886-1888).
1888/00/00 Oliver Otis Howard Home Oliver Otis Howard takes command of the Department of the East, Military Division of the Atlantic, at Governors Island.
1894/00/00 Nelson A Miles Home Nelson A Miles commands the Department of the East from 1894 to 1895.
1895/00/00 Thomas H Ruger takes command of the Department of the East (1895-97).
1897/00/00 Wesley Merritt Home Wesley Merritt takes command of the Department of the East.
1898/00/00 Brigadier General William Rufus Shafter takes command at Governors Island.
1898/00/00 Brigadier General George L Gillespie takes command at Governors Island.
1904/00/00 Frederick Dent Grant Military Frederick Dent Grant commands the Department of the East in the 1900s and 1910s.
1908/00/00 Major General Leonard Wood takes command at Governors Island.
1949/00/00 Walter Bedell Smith Home Walter Bedell Smith is assigned command of the First Army.
1988/12/07 George H W Bush US Vice President After addressing the United Nations General Assembly about "perestroika", Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev has lunch with President Ronald Reagan and President-Elect George H W Bush.
1988/12/07 Ronald Reagan President After addressing the United Nations General Assembly about "perestroika", Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev has lunch with President Ronald Reagan and President-Elect George H W Bush.

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Particulars for Admiral's House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Owner Federal
Architectural Style Federal Style
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Institutional housing
Area of Significance Military



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 24th July 1972

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Admiral's House
Registry Address: Governors Island
Registry Number: 72000860
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Federal
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1840
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Institutional housing
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Institutional housing

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