9 episodes

This series is an insider's look at America's national parks that ring New York Harbor. American history is discussed often in relation to the Gateway National Recreation Area.

Ranger Stories National Park Service

    • Society & Culture
    • 2.3 • 4 Ratings

This series is an insider's look at America's national parks that ring New York Harbor. American history is discussed often in relation to the Gateway National Recreation Area.

    RS01: Getting Wild in the City

    RS01: Getting Wild in the City

    Gateway NRA: An introduction is given to Gateway National Recreation Area, a collection of green spaces around New York Harbor.

    • 5 min
    RS02: Hawking on the Harbor

    RS02: Hawking on the Harbor

    Gateway NRA: Park ranger Dave Taft discusses various species of hawks and where they can be spotted in the Gateway National Recreation Area.

    • 6 min
    RS03: Journey Through Ellis Island

    RS03: Journey Through Ellis Island

    Gateway NRA: Listen to a riveting tale of the typical experience for an immigrant at Ellis Island.

    • 5 min
    RS04: The First Roosevelt

    RS04: The First Roosevelt

    Gateway NRA: Listen in as the colorful life of the 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, is discussed.

    • 5 min
    RS05: Alexander Hamilton's Unlikely Rise

    RS05: Alexander Hamilton's Unlikely Rise

    Gateway NRA: Listen to the story of orphan, immigrant, and founding father Alexander Hamilton.

    • 7 min
    RS06: Nieuw Amsterdam to New York (Part 1)

    RS06: Nieuw Amsterdam to New York (Part 1)

    Gateway NRA: Park historian Steve Lace gives listeners a history lesson. Topics include the Dutch East India Company, Henry Hudson and his travels, Pierre Minuit, and much more.

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

4 Ratings

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