• Statue of Liberty N.M.

    Statue Of Liberty

    National Monument New York

People

Edouard de Laboulaye Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi Eugene Viollet-le-Duc
The "Father of the Statue of Liberty." He provided the idea that would become the Statue. The French artist and sculptor who designed the Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World. The original architect hired to design a support structure for the Statue.
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Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel Richard Morris Hunt
The architect and engineer who replaced Viollet-le-Duc to design the Statue's internal support. The famous American architect who designed the pedestal under the Statue's feet.
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William Maxwell Evarts Richard Butler Charles P. Stone
The chairman of the American Committee for the Statue of Liberty. The secretary of the American Committee for the Statue of Liberty. The chief engineer for the pedestal construction.
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Joseph Pulitzer Emma Lazarus
The newspaper publisher who helped raise the money needed to complete the pedestal's construction. The poetess who wrote "The New Colossus" to help raise money for the pedestal's construction.
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Did You Know?

aerial view of Liberty Island

Liberty Island is federal property within the territory of the State of New York even though it is closer to New Jersey.