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August 23, 2017
Lighting Outage Planned Tonight for the Statue of Liberty National Monument
The lighting system that illuminates the exterior of the Statue of Liberty will be temporarily turned off from 6 PM to approximately 11:30 PM this evening, August 23, 2017.

June 13, 2017
A Trip Back in Time - Ellis Island In A Virtual Time Machine
Bergen Students Team Up With Rangers to Take a Virtual Look Back At History

January 17, 2017
Liberty State Park Security Screening Facility Closed Until Further Notice
The Security Screening Facility for the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island located in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, is closed until further notice due to structural concerns. Visitors are strongly encouraged to use the Battery Park ferry departure location.

February 10, 2016
Every Kid in a Park
The Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island are teaming up with the National Park Foundation and park concessioners Statue Cruises and Evelyn Hill, Inc. to provide a free and immersive educational experience to fourth-grade classes.

October 15, 2015
Seldom Seen Spaces on Ellis Island Now Virtually Accessible
New York, NY – The National Park Service announced today the launch of its virtual tour of the South Side of Ellis Island on the Ellis Island website. This virtual tour of the south side of the island consists of over 40 spherical, interactive photographs created from detailed 3D scans of buildings, landscapes and many spaces that are seldom, if ever, seen by the visiting public.

May 08, 2015
Hammondsport students deliver replica bench to Ellis Island
Students from Hammondsport CSD fabricated and donated a bench to Ellis Island that is a replica of those currently in the Great Hall used by immigrants to wait for legal inspection.


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