Bronze plaque, Statue of Liberty Bedloe's Island
,* New York Harbor From the poem by Emma Lazarus, 1883 ** Statue a gift from the people of France ***
It was placed at what was perceived to be the gateway to the country on Bedloe's Island
(now Liberty Island), which, along with nearby Ellis Island, was part of New York's harbor defense against the British in the war of 1812.
Liberty Island, first known as Bedloe's Island
, was originally inhabited by Native Americans.
It was a cool, rainy day, but Bedloe's Island
(renamed Liberty Island in 1956) was packed with dignitaries, and the surrounding waters were crowded with boats of every description, all decked out in colorful bunting.
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Arguably the most recognized universal symbol of freedom, the Statue of Liberty was formally dedicated on Bedloe's Island
in New York Harbor on October 28, 1886, with 2011 marking her 125th anniversary.
Once in New York, Bartholdi's crates traveled by barge to Bedloe's Island
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As what was Bedloe's Island
renamed following a US Act of Congress in 1956?
1885: The Statue of Liberty arrived at New York's Bedloe's Island