Skip to comments.Hurricane Sandy took a toll on Lady Liberty
Posted on 03/24/2013 10:47:40 AM PDT by SMGFan
She has kept a lonely vigil over New York Harbor with no visitors except for a few workers since Hurricane Sandy. But last week, federal officials announced the Statue of Liberty would again welcome guests by July 4.
Although Lady Liberty wasnt hurt in the storm give credit to Gustave Eiffel for the skeletal design that can withstand hurricane-force winds Sandys tidal surge destroyed the docks, the energy infrastructure and tore up sections of the walkways. Nearly three-quarters of the island was underwater. Damage was also done to the welcoming and departure station in Liberty State Park in Jersey City.
Although admission to Liberty and Ellis islands is free, The National Park Services receives a 21 percent commission from the company that operates the concessions and from the ferries that shuttle tourists from New Jersey and New York to the islands.
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It also helped put Zero back in office along with Krispy Kreme. That’s the real blow to Lady Liberty.
Could have been worse. Could have included hail.
My thoughts EXACTLY
Sandy was NOT a hurricane!! I get really tired of hearing that!!
That connects Ellis Island to the Park...
My mistake , I got mixed up. :) “D’OH”
I can see the Statue of Liberty from my house.
Sandy was a Hurricane until just before landfall
So it is correct to call the storm Hurricane Sandy.