Facts with the History of World Known Statue of Liberty

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The statue stands atop a rectangular stonework pedestal. It has a foundation with the shape of an irregular eleven-pointed star. The height of the statue is about 151 feet of 46 meters.

Facts with the History of World Known Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty has the official title Liberty Enlightening the World. This monument commemorates the centennial of the signing of the United States declaration of Independence. The statue was given by the people of France as a sign of friendship between the two countries, France and the United States of America.

The statue represents an image of a woman, wearing a stola, a radiant crown, and sandals and trampling a broken chain. She carries a torch that is raised in her right hand and a tabula ansata tablet in her left arm. In the tablet inscribed the date of the Americanindependence JULY IV MDCCLXXVI. The statue of Liberty is standing in Liberty Island in the Harbor of New York City.

It was sculptured by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi. He obtained a U.S patent for it. The statue stands atop a rectangular stonework pedestal. It has a foundation with the shape of an irregular eleven-pointed star. The height of the statue is about 151 feet of 46 meters. Including the pedestal and foundation, it measures a height of 305 feet or 93 meters tall.

This Statue was known throughout the world as the most recognizable icon of the United States of America.,

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author avatar James R. Coffey
11th Oct 2010 (#)

There is a lot more to the Liberty story. A lot has happened in the past few decades.

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author avatar Denise O
19th Oct 2010 (#)

I have never been there. Maybe one day.
Thank you for sharing.:)

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