Denyse's Heights Blockhouse
Denyse's Heights Blockhouse, 1814-1815, Kings County, Brooklyn.
Identified as west end of Long Island, the heights above Denyse Wharf (opposite
Fort Lafayette) and Denyse Ferry is now encompassed by Fort
Hamilton. One of
several blockhouses for the defense of NY Harbor ordered by Gen Joseph Smith,
Chief of Engineers. (Bath Beach, Utrecht
Jamaica Bay - Decatur) Records are not clear that all of the sites were constructed.
Probably blockhouse referred to as part of Fort
Lewis 1814 on Denyse Heights.
Form more information see
www.geocities.com/fort_tilden/bhp.html (Link opens new window.)
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