Statue of Liberty National Monument

United States national monument

The Statue of Liberty National Monument is a national monument of the United States. It is made up of two islands: Ellis Island and Liberty Island. The Statue of Liberty is included because it is on Liberty Island.

This national monument was created in 1924. At first, it included only the Statue of Liberty.[1] In 1965, Ellis Island was added.[2] In 1966, Liberty Island was added.[3]

References Edit

  1. "National Monument Proclamations under the Antiquities Act". National Park Service. 2003-01-16. Archived from the original on 2011-10-25. Retrieved 2009-08-01.
  2. "Ellis Island Time". Staue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. 2003-01-16. Retrieved 2010-08-15.
  3. National Park Service (1994). National Register of Historic Places, 1966-1994: Cumulative List Through January 1, 1994s. Washington DC: National Park Service. p. 502. ISBN 0-89133-254-5.

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