An illustration of Castle Garden, known today as Castle Clinton or Fort Clinton. Castle Clinton or Fort Clinton was once a circular sandstone fort now located in Battery Park at the southern tip of Manhattan, New York City, in the United States. It subsequently became a beer garden, a theater, the first immigration station (predating Ellis Island), a very popular public aquarium, and finally a national monument.

Castle Garden

An illustration of Castle Garden, known today as Castle Clinton or Fort Clinton. Castle Clinton or Fort…

An illustration of the interior of Castle Garden, known today as Castle Clinton or Fort Clinton. Castle Clinton or Fort Clinton was once a circular sandstone fort now located in Battery Park at the southern tip of Manhattan, New York City, in the United States. It subsequently became a beer garden, a theater, the first immigration station (predating Ellis Island), a very popular public aquarium, and finally a national monument.

Castle Garden (interior)

An illustration of the interior of Castle Garden, known today as Castle Clinton or Fort Clinton. Castle…

An illustration of mumming, or masquerading, in Windsor Castle Garden during the fourteenth century. The garden is enclosed in a fence and flowers planted around the garden.

Mumming at Windsor Castle Garden

An illustration of mumming, or masquerading, in Windsor Castle Garden during the fourteenth century.…

"Fort George, from the water front of the present Castle Garden."—Lossing, 1851

Fort George

"Fort George, from the water front of the present Castle Garden."—Lossing, 1851