Liberty Island Opens to the Public

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Liberty Island, N.Y., July 4, 2013 --Visitors from around the world returned to Liberty Island for the official reopening of the Statue of Liberty. Hurricane Sandy flooded 75% of the Island in October 2012 causing major damage to its infrastructure and facilities. The Statue was reopened on July 4th following eight months of extensive repairs. Visitors waited in line to board the ferry for the return trip to Manhattan. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
Liberty Island, N.Y., July 4, 2013 --Visitors from around the world returned to Liberty Island for the official reopening of the Statue of Liberty. Hurricane Sandy flooded 75% of the Island in October 2012 causing major damage to its infrastructure and facilities. The Statue was reopened on July 4th following eight months of extensive repairs. Visitors waited in line to board the ferry for the return trip to Manhattan. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA - Location: Liberty Island, NY