Front caption: Erected 1807, by U.S. Government as a fort, called Southwest Battery. After War of 1812 called Fort Clinton. In 1822 ceded to N.Y. City and used as place of amusement, called Castle Garden, seating capacity 6000. Gen. Lafayette received here in 1824, President Jackson 1832, President Tyler 1843, Louis Kossuth 1851, Jenny Lind first sang here in 1850 under the management of P. T. Barnum. Used as landing place for immigrants from 1855 to 1891. Opened as an Aquarium, under city management in 1896, and transferred to N.Y. Zoological Society in 1902. Largest Aquarium in the World; contains 7 large floor pools, 94 wall tanks and 25 smaller tanks. Average daily attendance 4,551. Open daily. Free. Hours 10 A.M. - 4 P.M. Winter; 9 A.M. - 5 P.M. Summer. Closed Monday forenoons.