The Statue of Liberty

Back to “regular” programming… On this day — October 28 — in 1886, U.S. President Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. During the dedication, office workers in Manhattan sponteneously threw ticker tape out of their windows, which is recognized New York City’s first ticker-tape parade. Liberty Enlightening the World (La Liberté éclairant le monde). It is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island … Continue reading The Statue of Liberty