• Statue of Liberty N.M.

    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.

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?

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.