Bigger, More Accessible Museum Proposed At Statue of LibertyA full-scale copper replica of Lady Liberty's face is the first thing that greets visitors to the museum in the base of the Statue of Liberty.
Travel Guide To Utah's Arches National ParkTravel guide to Utah's Arches National Park, featuring the world's largest collection of natural stone arches.
National Parks Call On Americans To 'Find Your Park'After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country's most beautiful and historic places, though it also suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that's aging and mostly white.
Calls Mount To Return Sphere Sculpture To World Trade Center SiteAfter years of controversy, there still has been no decision made on what to do with a popular sculpture that stood on the plaza at the old World Trade Center.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Announces Effort To Mark LGBT Historical SitesThe park service is convening a panel of 18 scholars who will be charged with exploring the LGBT movement's story in areas such as law, religion, media, civil rights and the arts.
George Washington Statue Rededicated On 230th Anniversary Of Evacuation DayFor more than a century, Evacuation Day was celebrated each Nov. 25, marking the day British troops left New York City through the Battery in 1783. It was one of the city's biggest holidays.
Ellis Island Reopens One Year After Superstorm Sandy's FloodsThe halls and buildings of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened to the public Monday morning, almost exactly a year after the storm.
Ellis Island To Reopen To The Public On MondaySandy brought water levels as high as 8 feet to the iconic former U.S. immigration entry point.
Statue Of Liberty Reopens, Ending Wait For TouristsLady Liberty reopened Sunday, a relief to many tourists who had their hearts set on visiting the statue while they were in New York.
State, Federal Officials Reach Deal To Reopen Statue Of LibertyNew York has 33 sites under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service, including the statue and nearby Ellis Island. They've been shut since Oct. 1 because of the partial federal shutdown.
Talks To Reopen Statue Of Liberty Amid Government ShutdownThe official said the state is working with parks officials to try to determine the cost of a plan to reopen the popular visitors' destination in New York Harbor.
Continuing Government Shutdown Could Impact NYC MarathonThe staging area is slated to be at the federally operated Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island. Organizers of the Nov. 3 race say they're working with city, state and federal officials to find an alternate site if the shutdown continues.