• Statue of Liberty N.M.

    Statue Of Liberty

    National Monument New York

Additional Resources

For more information on park history, park studies, and other historical documentation about the Statue of Liberty, click on the links below.

Administrative Histories (2) of the Statue of Liberty:

Statue of Liberty National Monument: Its Origin, Development and Administration (1886 - 1952): http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/stli/adhi.pdf

"Celebrating the Immigrant: An Administrative History of the Statue of Liberty National Monument 1952 - 1982": http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/stli/adhi.htm

You might also be interested in these resources:

The Statue of Liberty Historic Structure Report: http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/stli/stli_hsr.pdf

The Ground Beneath Her Feet: The Archeology of Liberty Island, Statue of Liberty National Monument

Black Statue of Liberty - Summary Results of Investigation over origins of the Statue of Liberty.

Did You Know?

View of statue with harbor in background

Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi placed his Statue on a federally owned island called "Bedloe's" in New York Harbor. His original concept was to place a statue of a woman at the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869.