the statue of Liberty, which is the most recognized symbol all over Asia and America, was not in USA. It was originally kept at Paris; however, cleaned off due to the mob busting it with horse-driven carts and torching it with fire. It eventually got set on a pedestal just outside Statue of Liberty National Monument in New York Harbor Island near Battery Park and West Street Lower Manhattan.
The idea of setting the bronze sculpture inside the harbor island originated from Ferdinand de Lesseps who visited it while traveling around the United States in 1854. Lesseps came up with an idea of making a replica (statue) of a woman holding a torch draped around her shoulders to be displayed proximate to New York harbour as a symbol of welcoming immigrants arriving from abroad. He is also resource for other things: \u00a0World’s first ocean liner SS France was named after him
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What is the Statue of Liberty on?
The park is comprised of two separate islands, Liberty Island and Ellis Island. The Statue of Liberty is on Liberty Island. Ellis Island, the former federal immigration station, is currently a national museum of immigration.
Where is the statue of liberty located?
The Statue of Liberty is on Liberty Island, federal property administered by the National Park Service, located within the territorial jurisdiction of the State of New York. A pact between New York and New Jersey, ratified by Congress in 1834, declared this issue.
Is the torch still closed?
The torch has been closed since the "Black Tom" explosion of July 30, 1916, which was one of the largest acts of sabotage to our nation prior to the event of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Many people think they’ve been there and confuse it with climbing a spiral staircase which goes to the crown.
Can a statue be struck by lightning?
Yes! Although the Statue is grounded through the massive concrete and granite base she stands on; the Statue gets struck many times each year. Just how many is not known. The Statue’s height and the conductive material she’s made of, copper, makes it a structure of choice for lightning strikes.
Is the Statue of Liberty on Ellis Island?
No. The park is comprised of two separate islands, Liberty Island and Ellis Island. The Statue of Liberty is on Liberty Island. Ellis Island, the former federal immigration station, is currently a national museum of immigration.