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Statue of Liberty, New York, New York

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Liberty Island

Liberty Island is a federally owned island located in the Upper New York Bay and it is the popular location of the Statue of Liberty. The island is surrounded by the waters of Jersey City and it was formerly known as the Bedloe’s Island before it was renamed by an act of the United States Congress in 1956. The island became part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument in 1937 by a Presidential Proclamation 2250 and it was signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Statue of Liberty meaning

The Statue of Liberty can be found in Upper New York Bay and it is a universal symbol of freedom. It was mainly соnсеіvеd аѕ an еmblеm tо ѕhоw the frіеndѕhір between thе people of thе U.S аnd Frаnсе and a ѕіgn оf thеіr mutual dеѕіrе fоr liberty.  The statue has become more as it is known as the Mother of Exiles as it greets millions of immigrants and shows hope and opportunity for people that are seeking a better life in America.

 

Statue of Liberty Fun Facts

  • There are 354 stairs that lead to Lady Liberty’s crown and the crown features 25 windows.
  • The statue was declared as a National Monument on October 15, 1924, which took 38 years to completes.
  • The statue of liberty was strategically placed facing South-East so as to act as a welcoming symbol for the ships that enter the harbor.
  • The Statue of Liberty was actually a nickname as Bartholdi called it Liberty Enlightening the world.
  • There are meanings to the different symbols on the Statue of Liberty. The Torch symbolizes light showing the Path to Liberty. The crown is the symbol of divinity, the robe is the symbol of Liberty, the spikes on crown symbolizes the seven continents, broken shackles means freedom from oppression. The tablet is the law-establishment, and the windows in crown mean Gemstones on earth.

 

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