August 3,1855, Castle Garden, under lease to the State of New York,
was opened as an immigrant landing depot. Only a short time before
Castle Garden had been joined to the mainland by fill and fenced off
from the rest of the Battery.
From the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints.
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