Between 1876 and 1882, if you lived in New York, you could throw down 50 cents and climb atop Lady Liberty’s torch. I would have been doing this daily.
Her head and limb joined the rest of her in the 1880s, with a final ceremonial dedication October 28, 1886. She was once under the authority of the US Lighthouse Board (!!!), then the Department of War, and since 1933, the National Parks Service.