& Castle Clinton
Lavina Andrews & Joana Ramos
||Castle Clinton (left) is one of five forts built in the
early 1800's to defend the New York Harbor. It now stands in Lower Manhattan
as a National Monument and tourist attraction. With the Statue of Liberty
in its background, and having been a famous emigrant landing, Castle Clinton
can be seen as a symbol of freedom.
|In the center of an extremely modernized city, Belvedere
Castle (right) attempts to provide a feel of medieval times. It was erected
in 1869 as a lookout and, since May 1996, houses the Henry Luce Nature
Click on the Pictures above, or the following links, to see more!
- Edwards, Anne, "Fort Belvedere", Architectural Digest (1991),
- Fleming, Thomas, "A Chain Across the Hudson", Boys' Life (1988),
- Sancha, Sheila, The Castle Story, (Crowell: New York, 1979).
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