I lived in the New York area until I was 22, yet I never visited Ms. Liberty. Tara and I took an 8:30am ferry from Battery Park to Liberty Island. We went very early because we had tickets to take the Immigrant Hospital Tour and wanted to make sure we arrived early on Ellis Island.

It was an extraordinarily beautiful day and the ferry ride was wonderful. Take a look at the short video and view the gallery of the majestic statue and Liberty Island.


Statue of Liberty Wiki

Statue of Liberty Tours

(a tip – don’t buy unofficial tickets from street vendors!)

Official Statue of Liberty Website

Rare photos of the construction of Liberty

UNESCO Statue of Liberty Page

Did you know it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

View the gallery


Watch the video of the ferry trip

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