NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Statue of Liberty turns 135 years old Thursday.
The statue was dedicated back on October 28, 1886.READ MORE: Explosion Rocks Home, Sparks Fire Overnight In Cypress Hills; 6 People Hurt
It was a gift to the United States from the people of France.READ MORE: CNN's Chris Cuomo Suspended Indefinitely Over Extent Of Help To His Brother During Scandal
The statue stands as a beacon of freedom in New York Harbor and typically welcomes millions of visitors a year.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Familial DNA Search Identified Joseph Martinez As Suspect In Cold Case Murder Of Bronx Teen Minerliz Soriano
COVID restrictions are in place right now, and some areas, including the crown, remain closed.