American Landmarks and Symbols — The Real Thing!
|The kids were fascinated by the old cobblestone streets.|
|Independence Hall beyond the green and the Liberty Bell is housed in the building to the right.|
Time at the beach with Grandpa and Grandma:
Ellis Island is where many immigrants to the USA were processed (1892-1954). It is very close to Liberty Island.
|The Great Hall where immigrants were processed.|
The Statue of Liberty:
|Statue of Liberty as seen from Ellis Island. With the haze we wondered what it would look like up close. Then the weather cleared up and we had a fabulous day with fine, cool weather.|
|It is so pretty seeing it in person. Pictures just don’t do it justice!|
|We learned that the Statue of Liberty has seven points on her crown symbolizing the seven continents.|