17th JUNE ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

June 17th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~  : 1885 : Statue of Liberty arrived : The dismantled State of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of America, arrived in New York Harbor on the 17th June 1885, after being shipped across the Atlantic Ocean in 350 pieces packed in over 200 cases. The copper and iron statue, which was reassembled and dedicated the following year in a ceremony presided over by U.S. President Grover Cleveland, which became known around the world as an enduring symbol of freedom and democracy. | & more about history on this day in the video…