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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Statue of Liberty’

On This Day, October 28, 1886

On This Day, October 28, 1886

Statue of Liberty dedicated 125 years ago   The Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States, is dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland. Originally known as "Liberty Enlightening the World," the statue was proposed by the French historian Edouard de Laboulaye to commemorate the Franco-American alliance during the American Revolution. Designed by French sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi, the 151-foot ... Full Story

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