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Tours from Home: Statue of Liberty & the Remarkable Road to Liberty Island

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1 hour

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Why take this online tour?

She is a symbol of a Nation. The Lady who Never Sleeps watching over a City that Never Sleeps. On this live online tour from home, join a local New York City guide as they take you from their home in the Big Apple to yours and into the fascinating history of one of America's most beloved symbols - the Statue of Liberty.

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.Engage with an expert local guide in NYC who will share the historical and cultural foundations of the Statue of Liberty.
  • Created with Sketch.Learn Lady Liberty’s secrets, hear of her journey and even peek under her skirt!
  • Created with Sketch.Ask your personal expert questions that arise during your tour.
  • Created with Sketch.Connect to this live online experience from home.

From these fields grows hands of plenty

Through the power of vivid visuals and engaging and often humorous storytelling you’ll travel to the various places that are key to the unique story of Lady Liberty - did you know that Egypt and the Suez Canal play a part in her journey? That her pedestal is the result of the world’s first kickstarter campaign? Or were you aware of her bizarre connection to Elvis? You may think you know the story of this beloved gift from France but this tour will open your eyes to some of her best kept secrets and the strange twists and turns along the path that ultimately leads to her home in New York’s harbor.

This tour will track her decade long journey from the dreams of a French artist to the brill...

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Through the power of vivid visuals and engaging and often humorous storytelling you’ll travel to the various places that are key to the unique story of Lady Liberty - did you know that Egypt and the Suez Canal play a part in her journey? That her pedestal is the result of the world’s first kickstarter campaign? Or were you aware of her bizarre connection to Elvis? You may think you know the story of this beloved gift from France but this tour will open your eyes to some of her best kept secrets and the strange twists and turns along the path that ultimately leads to her home in New York’s harbor.

This tour will track her decade long journey from the dreams of a French artist to the brilliant mind of the genius behind the Eiffel tower to her fateful meeting with the owner of the largest newspaper in New York City. You’ll learn her intimate secrets (did you know her nose is four feet long? Or that she wears a ladies size 879 shoe?) and even take a quick peek under her skirts to talk about her amazing inner structure. Through this expertly crafted storytelling experience you’ll come to a much deeper respect and understanding of this important monument and all that she symbolizes.

This tour is an excellent opportunity to be inspired for a future trip, relive the memory of a former, or for anyone with a passion for travel, history and culture.

All times specified are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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Our guide was Joe Aiello. He brought life to the tour with his engaging personality. He included lots of interesting back-stories, educational and entertaining.

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