Statue of Liberty - New York City, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 40° 41.370 W 074° 02.662
18T E 580746 N 4504728
Quick Description: "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free..."
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 12/18/2013 7:14:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMJQGZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France to the United States..and intended to recognize America as the land of hope for so many people struggling in foreign lands.
The statue was erected in 1886 on an island (later to be named Liberty Island) which was adjacent to another Island, Ellis Island, on which most immigrants to the New York/New Jersey area were processed.
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As for the book, Good Reads (visit link) has this brief blurb:

"The Story of the Statue of Liberty
by Betsy Maestro,...

"Written for the youngest audience...the text is very simple yet manages to convey all the major events in Liberty's creation....The full-color watercolors show amazing detail and are extremely rich."--Horn Book.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published May 26th 1989 by HarperCollins (first published May 1st 1986)"
ISBN Number: 0688087469

Author(s): Betsy Maestro & Giulio Maestro

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