The Statue of Liberty: Beacon of Hope

In 1886, America celebrated the unveiling of “Liberty Enlightening the World,” or, as we know it, the Statue of Liberty.  Since then, from its pedestal in New York Harbor, the statue has welcomed millions of immigrants to a new world and freedom.  We follow the statute’s fascinating story, from its conception by sculptor Frédéric Bartholdi to its construction in France and its final home on Bedloe’s Island in New York.

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