Built as fortification, Castle Clinton later served as an arts center and still later as the precursor to Ellis Island as an immigrant receiving center. It now serves as the ticket purchase point for the ferries to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island and is a convenient bathroom stop during our rides. (Yes, the helmeted ones are Squidette and Little Squid. Mama Squid is wielding the camera and Papa Squid is using the Castle as mentioned above.) Heading around the tip of Manhattan and back north again, we came upon this building ...
and this metal plate. Yes, the scene of the
Then on to get some fresh horseradish for the holiday. And pickles, too!
Then back home for a total of 11.7 miles.
These? Oh, these are my anniversary present from Mike. Isn't he sweet!Happy Passover to all who celebrate!