Thursday, July 06, 2006

New York, New York

Statue of Liberty: Located on 12-acre Liberty Island in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty was a gift of international friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is one of the most universal symbols of political freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886 and was designated a National Monument on October 15, 1924.

Statue of Liberty: The girls were excited to see it.

Ellis Island: Between 1892 and 1954, approximately 12 million steerage and third class steamship passengers, who entered the United States through the port of New York, were legally and medically inspected at Ellis Island.

Empire State Building: There was low visibility so this is as far as we went (the lobby).

The Bus System: Drying off from the rain.

The streets of New York: The rain will not let up.

Ahhhh, the bakery (forget the name): People seemed to love it.

Christopher Columbous Statue: Lily ran non-stop at this cement park.

Central Park: Nice buns!

Central Park: The Family.

Central Park: Me and the misses.

Some store: Summer posing next to her name.

Macy's: Macy and Grandpa

Some Restaurant: We ate like kings.