• Castle Clinton National Monument

    Castle Clinton

    National Monument New York

Photos & Multimedia

Outside of Castle Garden

Find a photograph of Manhattan taken from anywhere in or near the harbor. Whether the photo was taken from a ship, helicopter, or skyscraper, you'll begin to notice that Castle Clinton National Monument is one of the most instantly recognizable landmarks in a city full of recognizable landmarks. That's not to say Castle Clinton has always looked the same. Exploring the photo galleries collected on this website will give an impression of the many faces this structure has presented to New York over the last 200 years. Also check out one of our podcasts - each explores a moment in time of this ever-changing monument.

Did You Know?

Jenny Lind

In 1850, Castle Clinton was the site of an extraordinarily successful concert series by the Swedish soprano Jenny Lind. Her American debut was coordinated by none other than P.T. Barnum.