Statue of Liberty to re-open on October 28

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News Release Date: September 12, 2012

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September 11, 2012

Statue of Liberty to re-open October 28

New York, NY- Today David Luchsinger, superintendent of the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island, announced that the interior of the Statue will re-open to the public on October 28, 2012.

"We have reached a critical milestone in our Fire and Life Safety Project where we can begin to allow visitors back to the monument on a limited basis while the project moves to completion by the end of the year. We are very excited that Lady Liberty will once again open her doors on her 126th birthday, October 28," said Luchsinger. "We will be releasing all the details in the near future, so please keep checking our web site at, our Facebook page at and our Twitter feed at"

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