Castle Clinton National Monument - Reviews from across the web
Interesting history of building - user review
I went to Federal Hall during Open House NY in October. The restoration to the building is fantastic. The vaults were fascinating and the history of the building's various uses was ...
Castle Garden and Ellis Island - user review
You can take my public tour or request a private tour at email@example.com or find more information at www.newyorktaklsand walks. Step back in time to relive the experiences of your parents and grandparents. More than half of America's immigrants passed through Castle Clinton and Ellis Island in the n...
Castle Clinton National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)
Following a brief overview of significant figures in Welsh history, this exhibit concentrates on the Welsh who have made notable contributions in many diverse areas of American life. Among those either born in Wales or of Welsh descent are Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe, Financier J. P...
GORP - Castle Clinton National Monument, New York City
In 1941 the doors of the Aquarium shut for good. The plan for the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel were firm and the Aquarium stood in the way. It was an old structure that seemed to have outlived its usefulness. Powerful voices called for its demolition. A group of citizens, intrigued by the structure's his...
Castle Clinton National Monument | NYCkidsARTS - New York City's cultural guide for kids
Who would think that in the shadows of Wall Street's modern skyscrapers stands a living monument to a war fought long ago, in New York's front yard? Castle Clinton, at the southern tip of Manhattan on Battery Park's waterfront, is a fort built to protect New York City during the War of 1812. At vari...
Castle Clinton National Monument - History & Culture (U.S. National Park Service)
More than a dozen forts were built to defend New York Harbor at the time of the War of 1812. The Southwest Battery was constructed on the rocks off the tip of Manhattan Island between 1808 and 1811. Although fully armed, the fort never had occasion to fire upon an enemy. In 1817, the fort was rename...
Castle Clinton National Monument
Built from 1808-1811, this structure served successively as a defense for New York harbor, a promenade and entertainment center, and an immigration depot through which more than 8 million people entered the United States from 1855 to 1890. From 1896 until 1941, it served as the New York City Aquariu...
Castle Clinton National Monument - Landmarks - New York Magazine
, you will likely wind up at Castle Clinton. For many visitors, the experience here is limited to long waits in line before moving on to Lady Liberty, the main event. Yet the historic sandstone structure itself merits a quick look-around. Start off in the inconspicuous narrow room immediately to the...
Park Information - Castle Clinton National Monument
More than a dozen forts were built to defend New York Harbor at the time of the War of 1812. The Southwest Battery was constructed on the rocks off the tip of Manhattan Island between 1808 and 1811. Although fully armed and staffed, the fort never had occasion to fire upon an enemy. In 1817, the for...