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Welcome to the Statue of Liberty! The Statue of Liberty is a National Monument located on a 12 acre island in New York Harbor. Given to the United States by France in 1886 representing our countries friendship during the American Revolution, the Statue of Liberty is known world-wide as a symbol of freedom and democracy. 305 feet tall the Statue stands on the star shaped walls of Fort Wood facing Southeast so that she may greet people as they enter into New York Harbor.

 

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It's a Quiz! Using the following links answer the questions below:

Wikipedia: Statue of Liberty

National Parks Service: Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation

Who was commissioned to design the Statue of Liberty?

What do the rays on her crown represent?

What is written on her tablet?

What is current torch flame covered in?

 

Fun Fact: The picture at the right shows a replica of the Statue of Liberty located on the Seine river in France with the Eiffel Tower in the background. There are many replicas of the Statue around the world including countries such as Germany and Norway. Click here to see photos of the many replicas.

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