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Lower Manhattan Tour: Wall Street and 911 Memorial
"Meet your guide in the Financial District to learn about the early history of NYC the early Dutch settlement and the transformation into today’s financial capital. It was like the Wild West a trading outpost on the outskirts of the law where guns and ammunition were traded in exchange for beaver pelts from the Native Americans. You will see financial and historical landmarks such as Wall Street the New York Stock Exchange House of Morgan the Charging Bull as well as go inside Federal Hall and Trinity Church.At the New York Stock Exchange building
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Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
"Meet your guide (at the time of your choice) inside Castle Clinton on the southern tip of Manhattan and board the ferry. Enjoy priority boarding without waiting in a line and hear anecdotes about Battery Park New York Harbor and the surrounding areas . Once on the island we head to the pedestal and gain access to the exclusive Statue of Liberty Museum. Highlights include one of the original statue torches rare memorabilia and the plaque with the poem ""The New Colossus"" that was at the base of the statue from 1903 until the 1980's.  Take in the sights of the New York skyline on the observation deck. Enjoy free time to do some shopping and get a once-in-a lifetime photo o
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Lower Manhattan Tour: Wall Street and 911 Memorial
"Meet your guide in the Financial District to learn about the early history of NYC the early Dutch settlement and the transformation into today’s financial capital. It was like the Wild West a trading outpost on the outskirts of the law where guns and ammunition were traded in exchange for beaver pelts from the Native Americans. You will see financial and historical landmarks such as Wall Street the New York Stock Exchange House of Morgan the Charging Bull as well as go inside Federal Hall and Trinity Church.At the New York Stock Exchange building
From $35.00

Castle Clinton National Monument Tips (7)

Castle Clinton

Castle Clinton is located in Battery Park, next to the Ellis Island Ferry port.It is a circular sandstone fort, which was originally built to defend New York Harbor in the War of 1812, but was never...
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Sep 22, 2004

Castle Clinton

A national monument since 1950, this circular fort is an early 19th-century construction that supposedly guarded lower New York City against the British navy. Today the structure is little more than a...
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Apr 20, 2005

Castle Clinton National Monument

US Army Corps of Engineers built the Castle in 1807. Originally NYC's harbor defense in the War of 1812, the Castle served as a military headquarters, immigration Center, aquarium & now a national...
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apbeaches
Oct 11, 2008

Castle Clinton

Castle Clinton sat 300 feet offshore when it was built in 1811.Castle Clinton was originally called West Battery. It was erected to defend New York against the British in anticipation of what evolved...
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kbl
Mar 20, 2005

Castle Clinton

More than a dozen forts were built to defend New York Harbor at the time of the War of 1812. The Southwest Battery was constructed on the rocks off the tip of Manhattan Island between 1808 and 1811....
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dila
Sep 27, 2004

Clinton Castle was built in...

Clinton Castle was built in 1811 to defend Manhatton from the British. Once an island but now part of lower Manhatton due to a landfill. It has been used for many things over the years, including a...
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bugalugs
Sep 12, 2002

Castle Clinton in Battery Park

Castle Clinton is a round, sandstone fortress in Battery Park, and is the ticket purchase and departure point for ferries to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Islands. Originally built to be a fort for...
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Feb 09, 2012
 
 
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Things to Do Near Castle Clinton National Monument

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Federal Hall National Memorial

George Washington stands guard outside the Federal Hall. He was inaugurated here in 1789 as the first President of the United States, when it served as the first capitol building. It later hosted the...
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New York Stock Exchange

The floor of the New York Stock Exchange at 68 Wall Street is what made Wall Street the economic powerhouse that it is. The frantic hands trading at a million dollars a second, the exalted faces of...
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Wall Street

Wall Street is a 0.7-mile-long/1.1 km street running eight blocks (northwest to southeast), from Broadway to South Street in the Financial District of New York City. Nowadays, it is used not as a...
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Trinity Church

Trinity Church was meant to be a personal highlight of my visit to New York. I've always wanted to see it: This little old Anglican church, looking like something plucked from a quiet English village,...
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Bowling Green

Hello Suzanne, NYC is a great place to visit during the holiday season. As a New Yorker I found it very expensive visiting attraction so I decided to work on a site, on what I think the must see...
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Fraunces Tavern Museum

This house was originally built as a residence for merchant Stephan Delancey's family. In 1762 barkeeper Samuel Fraunces bought this place. In the 19th century the tavern was closed. It was also...
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Getting to Castle Clinton National Monument

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Battery Park, New York, NY

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  • Sunday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Monday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 08:00 to 17:00

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