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The Fight to Save Castle Clinton – Remarks – George McAneny

Preservationist George McAneny delivered this speech, The Fight to Save Castle Clinton, on October 19, 1950.  His remarks detail the long efforts to defeat Robert Moses’ plan to demolish the historic fort at the tip of Manhattan to make way for a bridge and then a tunnel.  The speech also touches on the saving of Federal Hall.

The Fight for Castle Clinton – McAneny Speech