By 1865 the land of Lower Manhattan has extended even more, on both sides, and docks extend far into the waters along bot the East River and the Hudson River.
By 1782 the land around Lower Manhattan had grown into the waterways. Many docks lined the shore, especially in the East River.
Lower Manhattan in 1609 when Hudson arrived. Many waterways jutted into the land and marshes dotted the shores and farther inland. The Lenape inhabited and managed the land.