Hispanic Heritage Month at the Statue

NPS Ranger with visitors during tour about the Statue of Liberty

Visitors to the Statue of Liberty enjoy a tour in Spanish during Hispanic Heritage Month.

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About Hispanic Heritage Month
In September 1968, President Lyndon Johnson signed a Congressional bill designating the week including September 15th and 16th as National Hispanic Heritage Week. As more Hispanic people made important contributions to America, Congress and President Ronald Reagan later expanded the celebration to a full month (September 15th through October 15th). Throughout this time, eight of these nations will celebrate their independence. Join us in recognizing those eight in addition to each unique Hispanic country.

America honors the cultures and traditions of those who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking countries of Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

Join a Ranger Program
During Hispanic Heritage Month, join Ranger Flor for a tour in Spanish about the history and symbolism of the Statue of Liberty.

Days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Times: 11:00am
Location: Liberty Island Flagpole
Ages: All are welcome
Duration: About 30 minutes
Cost: Free

More Information
Visit our Facebook page throughout Hispanic Heritage Month for posts about the Statue's connections to Hispanic people, places, and events.

Feel free to contact us with further questions.

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