Wednesday, October 26, 2011
What do you get the girl who has everything for her 125th birthday?
Did you ever wish you could get up close and personal to the Statue of Liberty without waiting in line with the tourists, climbing lots of stairs, or leaving the comforts of your own home? In honor of the Lady of the Harbor’s 125th birthday, The National Park Service just installed 5 Torch cams, that allow you to do just that, and much more. According to the president of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, it is the first time since 1916 that the public will be able to enjoy the views from the torch. The cameras will be on 24 hours a day for visitors around the world to view starting on Friday. Read the full Associated Press story.
Image by EarthCam.