Castle Garden, New York City

Originally constructed as a fort to protect New York harbor, Castle Garden was converted into an amusement spot and then a concert hall, and in 1855 into the city's reception center for immigrants, a precursor of Ellis Island, which didn't open until 1891.

Date:
1870 circa 15 years
Original Format:
Stereocard
Item#:
MES00429
Height:
1093px
Width:
2143px
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