The Statue of Liberty
Monument to history
A man named Fredric Auguste Bartholdi designed the statue.
It took 9 years to build the statue.
Was reassembled in 1924;
The construction of the statue took 9 years and another 2 years before it was placed on liberty island. The official name "Liberty Enlightening the World" was officially dedicated on October 28thb1886. It took 21 years to be transformed from an idea to a copper and steel statue gracing New York City's harbor. It took 16 months the assemble the statue.
The Statue of Liberty is 350 feet 1 inch (about 93m) from the ground to the tip top of the flame. It is made of copper. 3/32 inches (aboutn2.5mm) thick, the same as two American pennies places together. The internal structure is comprised of cast iron and stainless steal. The Statue of Liberty was modeled after the roman goddes of liberty.