GENERALLY SPEAKING: Week of October 27
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LADY LIBERTY!
Lady Liberty is now 125 years old! There will be an anniversarycelebration marking the dedication of The Statue of Liberty onFriday, October 28. However, it will be a far cry from thespectacular event held 125 years ago.
Back then, the dedication was heralded with a big ticker tapeparade along Fifth Avenue from 52nd Street down to City Hall.President Grover Cleveland
Also taking part in the elaborate ceremonies was Brooklyn MayorDaniel D.WhitneyJohn W. Hunter