Few buildings in Manhattan have had a richer and more varied life than 200-year-old Castle Clinton, the magnificent red sandstone structure that lies in historic Battery Park. Although originally built as a fortress just before the outbreak of the War of 1812, its actual fame rests on the years when it was known worldwide as Castle Garden, a name that underlined its intimate connection with the surrounding park. Under that name, it served successively as Manhattan s preeminent public events hall and theater (1824 1855), ...

Castle Garden and Battery Park 2007, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531630829

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Castle Garden and Battery Park 2007, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738549613

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