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Castle Garden, New York

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Castle Garden, NY. Originally Fort Clinton, built for the War of 1812. Many uses by both federal and state governments. Location of Jenny Lynn's concerts.

Was the major point of embarkation for immigrants coming to America from 1855 until Ellis Island was opened in 1893.

George Hoffsommer family landed here January 1857.

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Photos from 3 part video on Ellis Island.