History & Culture

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Fireworks, October 28, 1886, Opening Day,
 
WHO WHAT WHERE & WHEN
WHY & HOW
Who were the people behind the Statue? Learn about the designers, builders, and others instrumental in the creation of the Statue of Liberty. The park's collections consist of tangible objects that help to tell the histories of both Liberty Island and Ellis Islands. Liberty Island has been represented as a unique place by many different groups, including Native Americans, early colonists and the United States Army. How has the meaning of the Statue of Liberty evolved since its dedication in 1886? Explore themes like The French Connection and Popular Culture.
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