NEW YORK — The Statue of Liberty is named one of many biggest symbols of democracy, and an indication of freedom. It was a present from France to rejoice the one hundredth anniversary of the declaration of independence.
Now, because the nation gears as much as rejoice the Fourth of July this weekend, town welcomed Girl Liberty’s Little Sister.
Little Girl Liberty took the identical route her massive sister took throughout her maiden voyage to america over 130 years in the past.
Whereas their paths had been comparable, there are some variations between the 2 statues.
For starters, Girl Liberty stands 305 ft and 1 inch tall, from foot to torch, and weighs 450,000 kilos. She was the tallest statue in New York when she arrived from France in 1885, representing a beacon of hope; the American dream. Whereas Little Girl Liberty was created from the identical plaster mildew as the unique from Frederick Auguste Bartholdi, she stands at 9 ft tall and weighs 1,000 kilos.
Little Girl Liberty was scheduled to be unveiled Thursday on Ellis Island, the place she’ll stay till July 8.
Then, her journey will proceed to Washington, D.C. in celebration of Bastille Day, the nationwide day of France, on July 14.