On October 28th, America celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Statute of Liberty. This neoclassical sculpture was given to the United States by France as a symbol of liberty and was designed by Frédéric Bartholdi. The statue has been on Liberty Island since October 28, 1886.
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The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) passes the Statue of Liberty as she arrives in New York City for the annual Columbus Celebration on October 10, 2008. Nassau Sailors will participate in the New York City Columbus Day parade on Oct. 13. (UPI Photo/Eric M. Durie/US Navy)
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