Utrecht Bay Blockhouse
Utrecht Bay Blockhouse: 1814-1815, Utrecht Bay, Kings County. One of several blockhouses for the defense of NY Harbor ordered by Gen Joseph Smith, Chief of Engineers. (Bath Beach, Utrecht Bay, Denyse's Heights, Princess Bay, Jamaica Bay - Decatur) Records are not clear that all of the sites were constructed.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military
February 24, 2006