Stunning Historic Photos of the Statue of Liberty Being Constructed

Tourists Inside Crown

After two years of delay, the pedestal was finally completed in 1886. The statue that had arrived a year earlier could finally be reassembled at its final destination: Bedloe Island in New York Harbor, which was quickly renamed to Liberty Island.

There it stands today, still beckoning to newcomers from around the world seeking their chance at the American dream.

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