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  • BATTERY PARKAN EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE WITH ONBOARD SIGHTSEEING TOURS IN NEW YORK CITY! HTTP://NEWYORKTOURS.ONBOARDTOURS.COM
  • Among the many beautifulconversancies withinManhattan, Battery Park lieson the Southern tip of theisland and holds the mosthistory. Named after artillerybatteries that once stood inthe park’s current location,The Battery Conservancy isthe original home to theworld’s first immigrationdepot – even before EllisIsland. Initially serving as theisland’s main defensesystem, the Battery ofManhattan become apopular location forcelebration once the lastBritish troops in Americafinally left land after theAmerican Revolutionary War.
  • Within Battery Park lies Hope Garden – a memorial to victims of the AIDS virus, and theEast Coast Memorial – commemorating U.S. Servicemen passed along in Coastalwaters during World War II, Castle Clinton – named after Mayor Dewitt Clinton, andlocation of a previous American fort, and The Sphere –the iconic sculpted sphere byFritz Koenig to symbolize world peace in 1971 that was sadly destroyed during theSeptember 11 attacks of 2001. These are just a few memorials that are within BatteryPark that stand along with many others. When walking through the park, you canactually see more permanent installments such as; Jerusalem Grove, New York KoreanWar Veterans Memorial, Walloon Settlers Memorial, “The Immigrants” memorial, theEmma Lazarus Memorial, the Netherlands Memorial, the Fort George Memorial, andmany more!
  • As you find yourself visiting Battery Park, you’ll come to find that this is also thelocation to depart on many cruises throughout the Hudson that can take you to Ellisand Liberty Islands. Although Liberty Island is closed off to the public temporarily,tourists can still catch themselves on a Water Taxi outside of the island which isconvenient for taking photographs, especially when the statue is lit at night! Eventhough the Battery Park you’ll find today is beautiful and broad with elegantlandscaping and numerous walk ways, it took a lot of work and planning to get tothe park you see today. In fact, the park was closed for 12 years from 1940-1952 forconstruction of the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Underpass. Though this construction wasdelayed by World War II, the park did expand by two acres, and received theaddition of the Minuit Plaza.
  • On an OnBoardSightseeing Tour in NewYork City, guests can findthemselves walkingthrough and past BatteryPark as they board aWater Taxi to cruisethrough The Hudson.Guests will always beaccompanied by aLicensed Tour Guide, andBattery Park is located inthe Financial Districtacross from the U.S.Custom House. SeeBattery Park and all of itshistorical glory on aNYC See It All! Tour,NYC See It All! Premium Tour, NYC See The Lights tour,and ourNYC Freedom Tour thisupcoming season!
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