Saturday, May 14, 2011

Statue of Liberty American History

Statue of Liberty, the pride and symbol of the City of New York, it was not made ​​in New York. The statue, which was designed by French sculptor, Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi was first built and developed in France in 1874. Statue of Goddess of Independence was presented by the French people to the American people, as a birthday gift to the American independence-100.

After finishing made ​​in France, the statue was disassembled, and packed in 200 large cargo to be sent to America. Statue of Liberty then reassembled on Bedloe's Island at the mouth of the harbor of New York City. Packing process is so long, until the statue of Liberty can only be inaugurated on October 28, 1886, ten years after the anniversary of American independence 100th. With a height of 46 meters and weighing 204 tons, the Statue of Liberty stands 46 meters above landasansetinggi. The interior is filled by a steel frame, while bagianluarnya made ​​from copper plate. Steel framework of the Statue of Liberty, created and designed by Gustave Eiffel, who also designed and built the Eiffel Tower.

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