Bedloe's Island

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Bedloe's Island

(ˈbɛdləʊz) or

Bedloe Island

(Placename) the former name (until 1956) of Liberty Island
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Noun1.Bedloe's Island - an island in New York Bay to the southwest of Manhattan where the Statue of Liberty standsBedloe's Island - an island in New York Bay to the southwest of Manhattan where the Statue of Liberty stands; "Congress officially changed the name from Bedloe's Island to Liberty Island in 1956"
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
New York Bay - a bay of the North Atlantic; fed by the Hudson River
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In 1884, the cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty's pedestal was laid on Bedloe's Island in New York Harbor.
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One of the nation's enduring symbols, the Statue of Liberty, was dedicated on Bedloe's Island in New York Harbor on this day in 1886.
Ed McMahon's gelding stayed on strongly from off the pace that day but couldn't quite get to grips with Bedloe's Island, eventually losing out by a neck.
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Focus only on that tiny detail of the foothold rock known as Bedloe's Island, and the Statue of Liberty will seem like the center of the world, diminishing the majestic city and pulling it out of perspective at the center of the bustling corridor of enterprise, power and culture that runs from Boston to Washington, D.
When I finally rode that ferry to Bedloe's Island and the statue came into view, she took my breath away.
What was Bedloe's Island officially renamed to in 1956?