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Statue of Liberty National Monument

Take a virtual tour of the Statue of Liberty on this day that the cornerstone for the gift from France was laid in 1884.
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Take a virtual tour of the Statue of Liberty on this day that the cornerstone for the gift from France was laid in 1884. You’ll be able to see many views of Lady Liberty, read about her design and construction, and listen to park rangers talk about the National Park and the statue. You’ll also find a section that shows the extent of the damage from Hurricane Sandy with before and after pictures of Liberty Island. Be sure to explore this entire site to find out the history of the statue, stunning photographs, and even a webcam.

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