Tell Me About This Lady
Lady Liberty facts:
France helped the United States fight in a war.
France wanted to stay friends.
France gave the United States a gift to celebrate winning the war.
The statue was placed on its own small island in New York City Harbor.
Visitors take a ferry to Liberty Island to see the museum and climb 354 steps to the crown.
The statue was so big that it was made in pieces.
It was made of steel with copper on the outside.
The statue has turned green from rain on the copper.
A ship carried the pieces across the ocean to America.
Workers put the pieces together like a puzzle.
The parts have special meanings.
The broken chain at the foot of the statue means they are free.
The torch is sending a message to the world.
The crown has seven points for the seven seas and seven continents of the world.
The tablet has the Declaration of Independence.