The Statue of Liberty Was Finally Assembled in 1886 After Being Shipped France, the Statue Was Placed on Bedloe's Island A French freighter brought the statue to New York and it was finally assembled in
Peg Leg Pete Still Makes the Rounds at St. Marks During Manhattan’s earliest days, when it was still New Amsterdam, and was dominated by the Dutch, the undisputed father of the colony was Peter Stuyvesant. Stuyvesant spent the last twenty-five years
1870: "Neither Rain Nor Snow..." A wood engraving of a letter carrier in the Rocky Mountains. The famed "creed" of the U.S. Postal Service is not an official slogan, but an inscription on the James Farley Post Office building in New York. The full phrasing (which was derived from a quote from Herodotus) reads, "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds."