Stonewall National Monument
“There was no out, there was just in.”

Before the 1960s almost everything about living openly as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) person was illegal. New York City laws against homosexual activities were particularly harsh. The Stonewall Uprising on June 28, 1969 is a milestone in the quest for LGBT civil rights and provided momentum for a movement....
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HEY NEW YORK, HEY NEW JERSEY,
BOOK YOUR ISLAND GETAWAY TODAY!

Escape the congestion of the subway. Leave turnpike traffic hassles to the others. Plan a day that begins on the sea. You are quickly transported elsewhere by serene views. Taking a ranger tour will add to your adventure. Come reconnect with the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island. Reserve your ticket with...
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HEY NEW YORK HEY NEW JERSEY BOOK YOUR ISLAND GETAWAY TODAY Escape
Look "UP in the sky!"

You never know exactly who you will see visiting Lady Liberty.
Sail out and discover nature and history. We have it ALL. Plan your visit:
#BIRDWATCHING #FindYourPark #NPS101
Look UP in the sky You never know exactly who you will
The Main Building at Ellis Island was designed by architects William Boring and Edward L.Tilton. What ONE WORD comes to mind when you see this Beaux Arts style building? SHARE these images with friends.
Plan your visit today:
#FindYourPark #Immigration #Immigrant #MuseumWeek
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The Main Building at Ellis Island was designed by architects William Boring
Marie Joseph
Follow in the Footsteps of History

Twelve million immigrants passed through the doorways at Ellis Island. Their stories are moving. Their stories are unique. Their stories are relevant. We invite your to walk these hallowed halls. Plan a visit:
#Immigration #MuseumWeek #Family
Follow in the Footsteps of History Twelve million immigrants passed through the
Allison Palmer
Roseann Bernadette Lintz
Combining HISTORY AND NATURE

Liberty's new neighbors continue to be really popular with visitors of all ages. We invite you to stroll and waddle around the exterior grounds with the geese. Perhaps your family will cruise by as they check out the surf of New York's Upper Bay. Plan your visit today: i#FindYourPark #NPS101
David Moffitt
The Statue of Liberty

On June 19, 1885, enormous wooden crates containing the Statue's parts arrived on Bedloe's Island. When the pedestal was completed, workers reassembled the contents of the crates in four months. The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World, a gift form the people of France inspires and enchants thousands of visitors each day. We invite you to witness and marvel at...
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Frances Browne
Mark Ehlers
Josina Warnow
Happy Father's Day

We wish all of the Dad's a very happy day.

To OUR Dad's working on our ferries, on our island's and in our offices, gift stores, food service and screening facilities, we extend a GIANT Thank You. To OUR Dad's who are Rangers, Police Officers, EMT's and part of our Maintenance and Grounds Teams, your efforts are appreciated and today we place your on a Pedestal, right...
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Happy Fathers Day We wish all of the Dads a very happy
Summer is almost here!

Spend a summer day with Lady Liberty. Take is the skyline views. Feel the soft breeze on your face while aboard the ferry. Planning the getaway starts here: Come #FindYourPark #NPS101
Summer is almost here Spend a summer day with Lady Liberty Take
Marie Joseph
Barbara Starratt
Jon Goldberg
Keep America Beautiful!

We want to thank the volunteers from Keep America Beautiful for their dedication and hard work. They used their elbow grease to put a little shine on one of America's Treasures - Ellis Island - as part of their #GreatAmericanCleanup. The results are fantastic. Thank you!
Keep America Beautiful We want to thank the volunteers from Keep America
Immigrant Stories PAST & PRESENT

Ellis Island is part of the Statue of Liberty NM. Today it houses a museum shedding light not only on the #immigrants inspected there; but on those arriving in the United States in recent years. Be certain to explore the Journeys gallery and take the citizenship exam with your family. Plan your visit:
Immigrant Stories PAST PRESENT Ellis Island is part of the Statue of
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A New Way to Experience History

The construction is ongoing. Last autumn, the next step in Lady Liberty’s great legacy was announced—the construction of the brand new Statue of Liberty Museum. When this new museum opens, it will be the most monumental addition to Liberty Island since the Statue herself. More than that, it will allow millions more visitors to enjoy the Statue of Liberty...
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Alexander Serdyuk
The Constitution Quest Game
Valerie Piccininno
A Trip Back In Time - Ellis Island In A Virtual Time Machine
Wanted to share this great story by the folks at NorthJersey.com about an amazing VR project we partnered on with the Bergen County Academies. The results had head(sets) spinning in the Great Hall on Ellis Island. If you have a few minutes, check out the video at the top of the page and the podcast further down the page.
A Trip Back In Time Ellis Island In A Virtual Time Machine

Bergen Academies students create virtual Ellis Island

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Celebrate FLAG DAY 2017 with our friends at #IndependenceNationalHistoricalPark

Celebrate the birthday of our nation's flag and the United States Army with park rangers in Philadelphia. The celebration begins at the National Constitution Center and is followed by activities throughout the day on Independence Mall, including an exhibition of modern military vehicles such as tanks, Strykers,...
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Celebrate FLAG DAY 2017 with our friends at IndependenceNationalHistoricalPark
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Take a Giant Step FORWARD

Come and enjoy the warmer weather with a visit to the Statue of Liberty National Monument. Plan your trip soon: Make your reservations:
Take a Giant Step FORWARD Come and enjoy the warmer weather with
Michelle Stewart
Will Eckstein
Follow in the steps of millions of immigrants!

Over twelve million new arrivals went through medical and legal inspections at the immigration station between 1892 and 1924. Today, millions stroll the historic halls as museum visitors. We invite you to discover some of the #immigration stories at the Ellis Island National Immigration Museum.
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Follow in the steps of millions of immigrants
Jason Inman
Marie Joseph
Liberty Awaits Your Arrival

Hey New York and New Jersey, come join the world and say hello to the lady in the harbor. If you last visited with your 4th grade class, now is the perfect time to reconnect. Bring the kids or perhaps a neighbor. Plan an escape and #FindYourPark:
Make your ferry reservations:
May S. Bauer
Liberty's Newest Neighbors

In recent days, visitors have been snapping up of photographs of the Statue and our island's new arrivals. Did you know, geese migrate in groups in the spring and fall. A male goose is called a "gander" and a baby goose is called a "gosling". A group of geese is called a "gaggle". Experience #NATURE and #HISTORY here at the Statue of Liberty National...
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Libertys Newest Neighbors In recent days visitors have been snapping up of
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Cheryl Emmerich
Sit Down and Relax!

After visiting the #StatueofLibertyNationalMonument, we encourage you to visit the National Museum of Immigration at Ellis Island. Your ferry ticket includes a stop at both sites. The exhibits are enriching and the views from the lawns...#Breathtaking
Learn more about planning a visit to Ellis Island:
Sit Down and Relax After visiting the StatueofLibertyNationalMonument we encourage you to