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Saturday, June 17, 2017

On this day, in 1885, Lady Liberty arrives in New York harbor

From The Founders, Religion and Government:




On this day, in 1885, Lady Liberty arrives in New York harbor. Named Liberty Enlightening the World, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, she was built to honor American independence.

The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886. 

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