Posts Tagged ‘Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi’

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Whose birthday am I celebrating on tattoo Tuesday?

October 28, 2014

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Dedicated on October 28, 1886, today is the 128th birthday of the Statue of Liberty, standing on Bedloe’s Island in New York Harbor.  A gift from the people of France, the statue is 305 feet high, is composed of copper, wrought iron and steel, and was designed by architect, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi.  For “the true story of the Statue of Liberty, click this link.

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I remember traveling to NYC with my sister and two aunts when I was nine.  We did all the tourist stuff including climbing to the top of the statue.  I loved it.

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And the tattoo:

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