5. Haunted Lantern Tour at Fort Totten Park
Built in 1862, Fort Totten Park is a Civil War-era fortress located in Bayside Queens. On October 23rd and 24th, the Urban Park Rangers will be giving their annual lantern tour of the historic Water Battery. The tour combines both history and Halloween fun. Participants should line up at the Battery by 8:15 to guarantee admission. For more historic buildings, check out our articles on The Forts of NYC and 20 Abandoned Places in NYC.