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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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 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 »

Does the U.S. own the Statue of Liberty?

The Statue of Liberty was given to the United States by France and dedicated in 1886. Over the years the statue has been overseen by the Department of War and the Lighthouse Board. It is currently ... Read More »

How big is the statue of liberty?

The Statue of Liberty is a formidable structure rising approximately 151 feet into the air in New York Harbor. The statue is composed of 125 tons of steel and 31 tons of copper.Source:The National ... Read More »