In 1875, fabrication of the copper and steel Statue of Liberty Construction in Paris was begun in Paris France. Ten years later, in 1885, the 46 meters [151 feet 1 inch] high statue was completed. It weighed 225 tons upon completion. This same year, the completed statue was disassembled and shipped to New York.
AMERICAN FAMILY IMMIGRATION HISTORY CENTER - - (AFIHC) site reports that it contains archival information on over “22 million passengers and members of ships' crews [who] entered the United States through Ellis Island and the Port of New York between 1892 and 1924 - - - -http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/
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