The New York Harbor in colonial days.

New York Harbor in Colonial Days

The New York Harbor in colonial days.

"Landing state prisoners at Fort Lafayette, New York harbor, in 1861. Fort Lafayette, New York harbor, by the state prison of the republic during the Civil War, is built upn a shoal abut four hundred yards from Long Island, and is entirely surrounded by water. In shape it is quadrangular, with the angles pointing to the sea and shore diamondwise; hence it was formerly called Fort Diamond." —Leslie, 1896

State prisoners

"Landing state prisoners at Fort Lafayette, New York harbor, in 1861. Fort Lafayette, New York harbor,…

Liberty Enlightening the World, commonly known as the Statue of Liberty, was presented to the United States by the people of France in 1886.

Bartholdi's Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor

Liberty Enlightening the World, commonly known as the Statue of Liberty, was presented to the United…