Monuments in New York

New York, in addition to the big city we all know, also has a long history. It is full of monuments and some of them are presented in the list below.

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor.

Ground Zero

Ground Zero refers to the area where the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center once stood, before their collapse in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Ellis Island

Ellis Island was the gateway for millions of immigrants to the United States and the site of the nation’s busiest immigration inspection station from 1892 to 1954.

Clinton Castle

Castle Clinton is a circular sandstone fort that today stands in Battery Park at the southern tip of Manhattan. It is best known as the first immigrant station in the USA, where over 8 million people arrived in America in the period 1855 – 1890.

Little Red Lighthouse
The Little Red Lighthouse, officially Jeffrey’s Hook Light, is a small lighthouse on the Hudson River in New York. Made famous by the 1942 children’s book “The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge” by Hildegarde Swift.
Brooklyn Bridge

With a main span of 486.3 meters it was the longest suspension bridge in the world from its inception until 1903, and the first steel cable suspension bridge.

General Grant National Memorial

Grant’s Tomb is a mausoleum containing the bodies of Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), American Civil War general and 18th president of the United States, and his wife, Julia Dent Grant (1826-1902).

Lightship Ambrose

Lightship LV-87 (Ambrose) is a lightship built in 1907 and served in the Ambrose Channel station until 1932. This was the first lightship to serve in the center of the channel of the same name.

Charging Bull

The Charging Bull, which is sometimes referred to as the Wall Street Bull or Bowling Green Bull, is a 3,200 kg, bronze sculpture by Arturo Di Modica located in Bowling Green Park near Wall Street in Lower Manhattan, New York.

African Burial Ground National Monument

The African Burial Ground National Monument is a memorial in New York City that contains the remains of more than 419 Africans buried in the late 17th and 18th centuries, some free, most slaves.

American Merchant Mariners’ Memorial

The American Merchant Mariners’ Memorial, is a memorial designed in 1976 and based on a real historical event of World War II.

Korean War Memorial

The Korean War Memorial honors military personnel who served in the Korean War (1950-1953). The memorial features a 15-foot-tall black granite column with the figure of a Korean War soldier cut into the center.



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