The 'Battery' was created in 1693 when the British government that then controlled New York mounted cannons there. It played ... More
The 'Battery' was created in 1693 when the British government that then controlled New York mounted cannons there. It played a role in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and even the Civil War as draftees were housed in a tent city there. Today, Battery Park attracts many New Yorkers and visitors, especially in warm weather. There is a fine view of the Statue of Liberty and New Jersey across the river. Castle Clinton is located inside the park.
Hudson River Park is a huge open space from Pier 97 to Battery Park City, juxtaposed with parks, paths, and
fields. You can fish, swim, relax, walk, run your dogs in the designated parks, enjoy refreshments or sit and ...
Right in the heart of Manhattan stands this oasis of rolling pastures and gardens, stretching from Midtown to Harlem. It
was created in 1857 by Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux. These days walkers, rollerbladers, bikers, and joggers compete ...
Lady Liberty, representative of freedom to the world, shines bright in New York Harbor. Created by Frenchman Frederic Auguste Bartholdi,
the Statue was a gift from France to the United States. Visitors can now view the inside of the ...
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