Statue of Liberty National Monument

  • Also Known As: Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World
  • Also Known As: Statue of Liberty National Monument, Ellis Island and Liberty Island

  • Type: Archipelago
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Ellis Island Immigration Depot
  • Sight
  • Visit
Statue of Liberty
  • Sight
  • TC
  • WHL
  • 1001 Hist
  • KAE
New York Harbor


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1916/07/30 Lothar Witzke Saboteur Lothar Witzke and fellow German saboteurs set off explosions at Black Tom munitions depot.

Geography »

Physiographic feature Archipelago

Data »

Particulars for Statue of Liberty National Monument:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Criteria Consideration Commemorative property
Area of Significance Engineering
Cultural Affiliation European American
Owner Federal
Structure Type Fortification
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Hospital
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Area of Significance Politics-government
Area of Significance Social History
Historic Use Work of Art

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

Registry Name: Statue of Liberty National Monument, Ellis Island and Liberty Island
Registry Address: Liberty Island, New York Harbor
Registry Number: 66000058
Resource Type: District
Owner: Federal
Architect: Multiple; Bartholdi,Frederic Auguste
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 40
Contributing Buildings: 32
Non-Contributing Buildings: 7
Contributing Structures: 2
Other Certification: Additional documentation, Additional documentation
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Monument
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Art, Military, Engineering, European, Politics-government, Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Commemorative property
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1800-1824, 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1875, 1886, 1892
Historic Function: Health care, Government, Recreation and Culture, Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art), Fortification, Hospital
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function: Museum

Vicinage »

Ellis Island Island
Liberty Island Island

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