Statue of Liberty - New York City
The Statue of Liberty is a national monument and located in New York Harbor, on Liberty Island. It was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is symbol of political freedom and democracy.
It was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and its metal framework was built by Gustave Eiffel. It is made of copper and the internal structure is comprised of cast iron and stainless steel. The Statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886.
Copyright © Geographic Guide - Travel New York City.
Liberty Island and the Port of NYC.
Credit: Tagger Yancey IV / NYC & Company.
Stairs to the crown inside the Statue.
Credit: Christopher Postlewaite / NYC & Company.
Inside the crown of Statue of Liberty.
Liberty Island and its colossal statue by 1905 (Detroit Photographic Co.).