The Statue of Liberty’s Crown reopens for the first time in more than 2 years

The public can once again enter the crown portion of the Statue of Liberty — the first time since it closed its doors in March 2020 because the Covid-19 pandemic, a spokesperson told CNN.
While portions of the Statue of Liberty gradually reopened throughout the pandemic, the crown was kept off limits for more than two and a half years until Tuesday.
The National Park Service, which manages the New York City monument, was attempting to hold a soft reopening without too much advertisement in late October to celebrate the 136th anniversary of the statue’s dedication in 1886, said Jerry Willis, a spokesperson for Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island.

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