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New York State is known for iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, as well as its diverse natural beauty.
The Brooklyn Bridge
The Brooklyn BridgeVideo Clip (3:08)
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Linking the borough of Brooklyn with Manhattan, the Brooklyn Bridge stands as a marvel of engineering.
Statue of Liberty Unknown
Statue of Liberty UnknownVideo Clip (3:40)
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Did you know the Statue of Liberty was built to withstand hurricane-force winds with copper skin less than two pennies thick? And that's not all you may not know about this American icon.
Jacob RiisVideo Clip (2:07)
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Learn how photographer Jacob Riis changed the lives of New York Citiy's poor by exposing how they were forced to live.
Deconstructing History: Statue of Liberty
Deconstructing History: Statue of LibertyVideo Clip (1:29)
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How many steps are there to the crown of the Statue of Liberty? Find out that and other facts and figures about America's most recognizable symbol of freedom.
Super Cities: New York City
Super Cities: New York CityVideo Clip (9:17)
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Central Park was intricately designed to fulfill the rural needs of urban dwellers.
Building the Erie Canal
Building the Erie CanalVideo Clip (2:39)
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Opened in 1825, the Erie Canal was one of the most extraordinary engineering feats of the 19th century, connecting eastern ports and manufacturing with the rest of the country.
The Statue of Liberty
The Statue of LibertyVideo Clip (3:12)
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What do the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty have in common?
New York Harbor
New York HarborVideo Clip (3:01)
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Today New York is one of the largest natural harbors in the world, but towards the end of the last ice age the ports entrance was blocked by a large wall of debris.
This Day in History: 05/24/1883 - Brooklyn Bridge Opens
This Day in History: 05/24/1883 - Brooklyn Bridge OpensVideo Clip (1:00)
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In this This Day in History video, take a look at May 24, the day in 1883 when the first American railroad service was put in place, in 1846 the telegraph was first tested by William Morse, and in 1883 the Brooklyn Bridge was built.
Shaky BridgesVideo Clip (4:05)
Video Clip (4:05)
Snapping cables send these once vital links of commerce crashing into the frigid waters below.
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