• Statue of Liberty N.M.

    Statue Of Liberty

    National Monument New York

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  • The Statue of Liberty; the yellow and pink clouds reflect the colors of sunset.

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    Celebrating A Symbol

    Celebrating A Symbol

    The Statue of Liberty is known around the world as a symbol of freedom, but she is even more! Knowing more about several individual symbols found on Lady Liberty can help to better understand her symbolism. Knowing more about the people behind her creation can help to better appreciate the artistry behind the statue. Knowing more about her interior framework can help to marvel at the engineering that has kept the Statue of Liberty standing strong for over 125 years.

  • Statue Of Liberty National Monument

    Celebrating a Symbol

    Celebrating a Symbol

    "Celebrating a Symbol" is a self-guided, curriculum-based program for students in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade. This program can be used as a short unit in its entirety OR a selection of these lessons can be used to help your students learn about the Statue of Liberty before, during, or after a visit (several can be used in the classroom even without a visit to Liberty Island).

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Original

The Statue's original torch was the first part constructed in 1876. In 1984 it was replaced by a new copper torch covered in 24K gold leaf which is lighted by floodlight at night. The original torch is currently located in the lobby of the monument. Access to the torch has been closed since 1916.