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Lady Liberty Celebrates 125 Years

October 14, 2011, 11:35 am
The Statue of Liberty will be celebrating her 125th birthday on October 28, 2011, and with events to commemorate the milestone planned throughout the coming year, folks across the country are invited to join in on the festivities. Along with events on and around Liberty Island in New York ...

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National Parks Deal of the Day: Half off NY Harbor Cruise

August 26, 2010, 6:36 am
Get a tour of New York Harbor with NPS rangers, for half off, thanks to Goldstar events. Here's a description: New York Harbor has been the entryway to America for many throughout the history of the country. Explorers, immigrants, merchants and sailors have been making their way to this harbor ...

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A Piece of Lady Liberty's Nose for Sale

August 24, 2010, 7:19 am
A piece of Lady Liberty's nose is on the acution block! The copper chunk that will be sold next month was crafted during her 1980s restoration. Get the whole story at nypost.com. Photo: ...

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A Dash Through Manhattans's National Parks

August 19, 2010, 7:14 am
Thank you, Eric Lurio at the Huffington Post, for this great feature on Manhattan's National Parks! The OhRanger.com team loves getting out to explore, and we hope this article will inspire other New Yorkers (and tourists!) to do the same: Well, fellow Manhattanites, August about halfway over, and being broke ...

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Statue of Liberty to get a second staircase in 2011

August 16, 2010, 1:09 pm
Lady Liberty will celebrate her 125th birthday next year by taking some time off. Officials at the National Park Service announced Monday that the Statue of Liberty will be closed to the public for up to a year beginning next fall for security upgrades -- including a new staircase. The ...

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Weekend Getaway: Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty National Monument

March 18, 2010, 4:32 pm
On January 1, 1892, a teenage girl stepped off a boat onto an island in New York Harbor and walked into the history books. Annie Moore, an immigrant from Ireland, was the first person to be processed through the new immigration station at Ellis Island.  Today, you can walk in ...

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The most loved lady: 123 years young, the reopened Statue of Liberty stands taller than ever

October 28, 2009, 9:46 am
A great editorial from today's New York Daily News: It was 123 years ago today that Manhattan office boys first rained ticker tape down on a parade, creating what became a grand New York celebratory tradition.The occasion was the dedication of the Statue of Liberty, Oct. 28, 1886, President Grover Cleveland presiding. The ...

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Huddled Masses Will Get a New Departure Point

October 6, 2009, 10:57 am
The National Park Service has reset its sights on a new hub for tourists headed from Manhattan to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.For several years, crowds have clogged the waterfront promenade in Battery Park while they wait to clear security and board ferries to the monuments in ...

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See Lady Liberty and Ellis Island Under the Stars

September 9, 2009, 10:35 am
For two nights only, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will open at night as part of National Park Week.To kick-off the National Park Service and  the  National  Park  Foundation’s celebration of the national parks on September 26 -- National Public Lands Day -- the Statue of Liberty ...

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Statue Of Liberty, Ellis Island Offer Audio Tours

June 26, 2009, 9:16 am
It's easier than ever to take a tour of two of the city's most popular landmarks.The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island now feature audio tours.The 30-minute Statue of Liberty Tour provides factual and historical commentary.The 45-minute Ellis Island Museum Tour provides firsthand accounts of immigrant stories and allows ...

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Lady Liberty's crown--climb to the top with a reservation

June 10, 2009, 7:04 am
Today visitors to the Statue of Liberty can't venture beyond the top of the statue's pedestal. Beginning July 4, 2009, a lucky few (30 per hour) will be able to climb to her crown.On May 8, 2009, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that beginning this July 4, ...

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Statue of Liberty Crown Reservation System Goes Live June 13

June 9, 2009, 7:15 am
The National Park Service announced Monday that the public may begin making reservations to visit the Statue of Liberty’s Crown on June 13.On May 8, 2009, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that beginning this July 4, the American public will once again be able to visit the ...

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Daily News columnist gets sneak peek of the soon-to-be-reopened Statue of Liberty crown

May 21, 2009, 8:54 am
The view is cool beyond words.In anticipation of the Independence Day reopening of theStatue of Liberty's crown, theNational Park ServiceWednesday gave reporters a sneak peek.They were the first people inside the top of the statue 9/11.After the grueling climb to the top, reporters and camera people stood on the ...

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It's Official: Lady Liberty's Crown to Reopen to Public on July 4

May 15, 2009, 10:04 am
Starting July 4, the Statue of Liberty’s crown will once again be open to the public!The National Park Service announced this month that starting on Independence Day, visitors will be able to enter the Lady Liberty’s crown, which has been closed since the 9/11 attacks more than eight years ...

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It's Official: Lady Liberty's Crown to Re-open to Public on July 4

May 8, 2009, 7:22 am
Salazar Announces Reopening of Statue of Liberty’s Crown,Restoration of Historic Building at Ellis IslandNEW YORK, NY – The American public will once again be able to visit the crown of the Statue of Liberty, which was closed after the 9/11 attacks for safety and security reasons, Secretary of the ...

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