Statue of Liberty National Monument


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Related to Statue of Liberty National Monument: Ellis Island, White Sands National Monument

Statue of Liberty National Monument:

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statue on Liberty Island in Upper New York Bay, commanding the entrance to New York City. Liberty Island, c.10 acres (4 hectares), formerly Bedloe's Island (renamed in 1956), was the former site of a quarantine station and harbor fortifications.
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Before 9/11, whenever we brought international guests to New York, they asked to visit the WTC for the view of the city to the north and the Statue of Liberty national monument to the west.
After you leave Liberty Island, a ten-minute ride brings you to Ellis Island, also part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument, which documents the life and times of the 4,000 to 5,000 new arrivals who were processed daily during the peak immigration years from 1892 to 1924.
In the wake of the federal government shutdown, the state will fully fund National Park Service personnel and costs of operations at the cost of $65,000 per day to keep the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island open to visitors.