This photograph depicted the Statue of Liberty, the centerpiece of the Statue of Liberty National Monument. The statue was a gift to the people of the United States from the people of France, in recognition of their friendship from the time of the American Revolution (1776 - 1783). Built in France, and assembled in the United States, the statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886. The height from the base to the torch is 152 feet, 2 inches (1984 survey). Although associated generally with New York City and State, the statue is actually located in New Jersey.
CDC/ Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
November 8, 2012
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