Why is it named the statue of liberty?

Answer According to the National Park Service, the Statue of Liberty's name originated from sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi's full title of the work, "Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World." The Gr... Read More »

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Why did the U.S. get the Statue of Liberty?

The Statue of Liberty sits on Ellis Island off the coast of New York City, raising her torch for all to see. It is more than a work of art; it is also a symbol of liberty and international friendsh... 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 »

How old is the statue of liberty?

As of 2010, the Statue of Liberty was 124 years old. According to the National Park Service, it was dedicated on October 28, 1886. It became a national monument in 1924 and was restored in 1986 f... Read More »

Who was the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty?

French sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi designed the Statue of Liberty. Bartholdi hired Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, a French engineer, to design the skeleton for the statue and commissioned the f... Read More »