Castle Clinton National Monument
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About this place
Located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, Castle Clinton stands where New York City began.
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Address The Battery Date 1811 Where it gets its name From DeWitt Clinton, the early 19th-century mayor of New York City (as well as New York governor and failed Federalist presidential candidate). What it was before A fort called Southwest Battery, which had successive stints as an immigration…
Newly renovated park. Explore Castle Clinton, relax under the trees, rent a bike to ride around downtown, or catch the ferries to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.