The History of the Statue of Liberty: Part 2

January 22, 2015 by Cameron Clark


In celebration of Throwback Thursday, our history of Lady Liberty series continues!

To the great fortune of Bartholdi and Laboulaye, Napoleon III was deposed as a result of the Franco-Prussian War, leading to the establishment of the more liberally-minded French Third Republic in France. With this shift in government, Bartholdi and Laboulaye saw the perfect opportunity to engage influential Americans about their plans to develop a joint monument celebrating liberty as a gift to …

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Throwback Thursday: Hornblower Edition

January 15, 2015 by Cameron Clark


It’s Throwback Thursday! Today’s throwback goes to Pier 15 at the South Street Seaport.

In May 2014, Hornblower Cruises & Events officially launched its happy hour, late night and sightseeing cruises from lower Manhattan’s Pier 15 at the South Street Seaport.

Conveniently located in the heart of the Financial District, Pier 15 is Hornblower’s newest waterfront location. The pier offers unparalleled views of the Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn waterfront and Governor’s island. …

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