Friday, October 28, 2011

Happy 125th Anniversary Lady Liberty!

The Statue of Liberty was officially dedicated on October 28, 1886

2011 marks the 125th Anniversary of that event 


The people of France
gifted the statue to the people of the United States
in recognition of the friendship established
during the American Revolution



A few fun facts about Lady Liberty:
  • Height of the statue from heel to top of head is 111 feet, 6 inches
  • Face of Lady Liberty measures more than 8 feet tall
  • Statue has a 35-foot waistline
  • There are 154 steps from the pedestal to the head
Information about the Statue of liberty from The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. website.


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5 comments:

Ivy and Elephants said...

Thanks for sharing such interesting facts about the Statue of Liberty, and visiting my blog. I am now following along to see what the dolls are up to! Welcome to Blogland!
Hugs,
Patti

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Debra...

I didn't realize that today was the anniversary of our beloved Statue of Liberty's dedication! I'm so glad that you posted about it! I also enjoyed reading a few facts about out great lady!

I just wanted to stop by to say thank you for your recent visit! I sooo enjoyed your sweet note, my friend! Thank you!

Warmest autumn wishes,
Chari

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

I love Lady Liberty. She is such a beautiful symbol.

The Summer Porch said...

You have such a beautiful symbol for your country. I didn't know the statue was a gift from France!
I hope your enjoying blogging so far! :)
Hugs Rosemary...x

Jenny @ Simcoe Street said...

Such a beautiful, iconic landmark!

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