July 4th, 2013
09:49 AM ET
10 years ago

Statue of Liberty reopens for Independence Day

(CNN) - Lady Liberty reopened her doors to the huddled masses Thursday, a big bright spot for an Independence Day dampened by soaking rains and canceled fireworks celebrations elsewhere in the country.

The Statue of Liberty, closed since it was hard hit by Superstorm Sandy in October, received its first visitors just before 9 a.m.


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  1. Gurgyl

    Pass immigration bill–still I stay in your ocean, please. Tighten visa system.

    July 4, 2013 11:39 am at 11:39 am |