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August 3, 1855

October 16, 2015 - 10:33 -- astrickhouser
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Castle Garden, previously a War of 1812 fort named Castle Clinton, opens as an immigrant landing depot. During the next 34 years, over 8 million people enter the United States through Castle Garden. It closes on April 18, 1890.

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Thursday, August 2, 1855 - 19:00