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    Statue Of Liberty

    National Monument New York

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March 11, 2014
Cherie Butler To Become Deputy Superintendent for Park Operations at Statue of Liberty NM and Ellis Island
Cherie Butler, a 21-year National Park Service veteran, has been selected as the next Deputy Superintendent for Park Operations at the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island. Butler replaces Frank Mills who retired in 2012. She will begin her new assignment in early May.

August 30, 2013
Liberty Island dock reopens in time for Labor Day weekend
Statue of Liberty National Monument has reopened the work dock on Liberty Island, a few days after a visitor ferry struck the side of the dock.

July 01, 2013
Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4 for the first time since Hurricane Sandy
On July 4, 2013, the Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island will reopen to the public for the first time since Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis, and other dignitaries in a ceremony and ribbon cutting on Liberty Island to celebrate the reopening at 10:30 a.m.

October 01, 2012
Statue of Liberty crown tickets go on sale
Tickets to visit the crown of the Statue of Liberty are now available online, David Luchsinger, superintendent of Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island, announced today. The crown will reopen on October 28, following a year of renovations.

Did You Know?

Visitors arriving at Liberty Island via ferry.

The only way to get to Liberty Island is by using the Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Ferry system. Private vessels are not allowed to dock at Liberty and Ellis Islands.