When did they start building the statue of liberty?

Answer Construction of the Statue of Liberty began in the winter of 1875. On Feb. 18, 1879, French sculptor Frederic Bartholdi was granted a design patent for the Statue of Liberty. In July 1884, construc... Read More »

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How many people died building the Statue of Liberty?

No deaths were reported during the construction of the Statue of Liberty. Since then there has been only one death, of Ralph Gleason on May 13, 1929. Gleason reportedly had planned to commit suicid... Read More »

What country paid for the building of the statue of liberty?

The Statue of Liberty is a sign of friendship between France and the United States. It was a gift from France to the American people. The cost of building the historical monument was shared between... Read More »

How did they get the Statue of Liberty on the pedestal?

The Statue of Liberty was given to the United States as a gift from France, arriving in New York in June of 1985. However, the construction of the pedestal on which it stands was not completed unti... Read More »

How did they build the Statue of Liberty?

Frenchman Edouard de Laboulaye, an admirer of American democracy, first suggested constructing a statue in honor of American freedom at a political meeting in 1865. Along with its pedestal, foundat... Read More »