Statue of Liberty: Facts, History, Pictures: Information: Height, Design, Age, Meaning

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The Statue of liberty is located on Ellis Island, New York Harbor

How tall is the Statue? The Statue of Liberty height is 152 ft high.

Design

The Statue of Liberty is constructed of hand-hammered copper and built on a iron framework designed by Gustave Eiffel. The Statue of Liberty was created by sculptor Frederic A. Bartholdi..

Why is the Statue Green?

The Statue is green because it is made of copper and over time as Copper is exposed to the elements it turns green.

When was it built?

It was built in 1886.

How old is it?

It is 119 years old in 2005.

History

The Statue was a gift from France commemorating the 100th birthday of the United States in 1886. France was an ally of the USA in the Revolutionary war. The declaration of independence was signed in 1776 thus the birth of United States.

See also Statue of Liberty to color

Meaning/Symbolism

The Statue of Liberty meaning is symbolic of the liberty of the American people. It represents freedom to all.

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