The History of The Statue of Liberty

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The Statue of Liberty was dedicated to the United States on October 28, 1886. The French wanted to give America a statue because it would symbolize the long-lasting friendship between the two countries. This is where Frederic Auguste Bartholdi comes in. Frederic was a French sculptor who designed the Statue of Liberty with the help of Gustave Eiffel, a structural engineer.

The Statue of Liberty is a robed woman, and was designed after the Roman goddess Libertas. There are many unique physical features that stand out on the Statue. One of the most notable features is the torch she carries in her hand. The torch symbolizes enlightenment and is the highest point of the Statue. Most people don’t know what the Statue of Liberty is holding in her other hand, but it is actually a tablet with the date of the American Independence written on it.

The Statue of Liberty has been around for a long time, and to keep it around for longer, it needs to be protected as a historical site. This means that both the Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island need to be kept protected. To get on the island you need to go through some standard safety procedures, like going through metal detectors when entering the island, or only being able to carry certain things when you get near the statue. This is all done to protect the historical site so it can be around for many more years to come.

Statue being built

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