Learn the fascinating history in this lecture by Kevin Woyce, author, photographer and lecturer specializing in regional American History. Learn how the Statue of Liberty was built and what she symbolizes, and learn about the people involved in her creation, including sculptor Frederic Bartholdi, engineer Gustave Eiffel, architect Richard Morris Hunt, and newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer. A brief history of Ellis Island and Liberty State Park will be included as well as a slide show that includes original photography of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and New York Harbor, historic people, places, and events. Fee $5 per person.
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