It is a symbol of American freedom. Since 1886 the Statue of Liberty has stood in New York Bay as a symbol of the United States. The Statue of Liberty is a woman statue found in New York city holding a book and a torch.
It was built in a different country then moved here. The statue was a gift from the people of France. It was meant to honor the friendship between the 2 countries. The Statue welcomed immigrants to America. But over many years, pollution damaged the statue.
The statue has many parts. Broken chains by her feet show that she is free. The torch means she is bringing the light of freedom to the world. The book stands for the laws of the United States. The statue of Liberty is a symbol of freedom.
You can still visit her. She has a museum that you can also visit. A museum on the island shows the Statue's history. Millions of people visit the Statue of Liberty each year. Visitors can also go inside the Statue.
They can climb 354 steps to look out of the crown on her head. Fredric Augauste Barthodi designed the Statue and put windows inside the crown. She does have windows in the middle of her crown.