"Statue of Liberty" Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Tip by AnjoLuci


Statue of Liberty

The most potent and enduring symbol of the U.S. as the land of opportunity in unquestionably the Statue of Liberty.
The Statue of Liberty known worldwide was initially intended by its creator, Frenchman Frédéric-August Bertholdi, to stand in Egypt above the Suez Canal. The finished statue arrived in New York in June 1885, and the lady was unveiled in May of the following year.

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Total Height 305 ft 1 in
Height: base to torch 151 ft 1 in
The statue weighs 450,000 lbs
12 persons can stand in torch
Right arm length 42 ft.
Width of mouth 3 ft

Address: Address: Liberty Island/Battery Park
Directions: Take South Ferry at Battery Park
othercontact: Phone #: (212)269-5755 (FERRY IN
Phone: +1 212-363-3200
Website: http://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm

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