happy birthday, Lady Liberty


In the “On this day” section of Wikipedia’s front page, we learn about this historical anniversary:

1886 – In New York Harbor, U.S. President Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty (pictured), a gift from France, to commemorate the centennial of the Declaration of Independence.

But in what way was the Statue “a gift from France”?

See “Lady Liberty: An Unauthorized Biography.”


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