By Lonely Planet, Ryan Ver Berkmoes, Adam Skolnick, Mariella Krause, Karla Zimmerman, Regis St. Louis, Sara Benson, Amy C. Balfour, Michael Grosberg, Adam Karlin

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    Covers: New England, big apple, the Mid-Atlantic, Florida, the South, nice Lakes, nice Plains, Texas, Rocky Mountains, Southwest, Pacific Northwest, California, Alaska, Hawaii, and extra

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    Intelligence Awakening Mankind 7. Portals Josef Albers’ 1961 work of thin, highly polished, milky-white and ivory Carrara glass creates a surface of receding squares that gives the mural a sense of depth. 8. Winged Mercury Lee Lawrie’s stunning 1933 relief of Mercury, the Roman god of trade, profit, and commerce, celebrates the British Empire. The golden figure’s helmet is a sign of protection. Winged Mercury 9. The Story of Mankind Another Lawrie piece is a bold 15-block history accented in gold, scarlet, and blue-green.

    2. 1664 The dislike of Dutch governor Peter Stuyvesant and unpopular tax demands by the Dutch West India Company meant little resistance to their ousting by the British, who renamed the city New York. Peter Stuyvesant forced to leave 3. 1790 For the first US Census, New York’s population of 33,131 was the second largest in the Colonies. This consisted of mostly British and Dutch expatriates. 4. Mid-1800s Ireland’s 1845–8 Great Famine and economic hardship in Germany led many to seek new lives in New York, where the city’s rapid growth as a seaport and manufacturing center opened many jobs.

    It remained abandoned until 1984, when a $156 million project replaced the copper roof domes, cleaned the mosaic tiles, and restored the interior, preserving any surviving original fixtures in the largest historic restoration in US history. The restoration included the establishment of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, telling the immigrant story through more than 2,000 artifacts. It also has an interactive children’s exhibit, plus an oral history archive that can be visited by appointment. Reopened in 1990, Ellis Island receives almost 2 million visitors every year.

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