6/17/1885 Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/statue-of-liberty-arrives-in-new-york-harbor?et_cid=76714809&et_rid=1213276648&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.history.com%2fthis-day-in-history%2fstatue-of-liberty-arrives-in-new-york-harbor
The Hermione Sails Into New York Harbor, Cannons Blazing - The New York Times After passing Governors Island, the Hermione sent a round of cannon blasts echoing off the buildings of Lower Manhattan Credit Richard Perry/The New York Times
1886: The Statue of Liberty is unveiled. As a gift from France, President Grover Cleveland dedicated our lady liberty in New York Harbor. Pictured: A group of immigrants traveling aboard a ship celebrate as they catch their first glimpse of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York Harbor.