What year did America get the Statue of Liberty?
France's Statue on America's Pedestal :
The Statue of Liberty was constructed in France and erected on a monumental pedestal built on a small island in New York Harbor in the United States. Funding for the monument was largely crowdsourced in France and the U.S., with small donations making up a considerable portion.
Answer and Explanation:
The actual statue was designed and built in France between 1870 and 1884. In 1885, the statue was packed into crates and shipped to New York. In 1886, after the pedestal was complete, the statue was erected in New York Harbor on Bedloe's Island.
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fromChapter 2 / Lesson 12
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