Statue of Liberty, New York

daytime photo of statue of liberty in new york united statesThe Statue of Liberty, New York, United States. The Statue of Liberty or La liberté éclairant le monde, on Liberty Island, was given to the people of the United States by France in 1886. It was presented to commerorate the Centenary of the United States as a gesture of friendship by France. The sculptor was Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi. The Statue of Liberty is one of the most famous landmarks in the world, and perhaps the most famous landmark in America. It was one of the first visions witnessed by millions of immigrants who came to America by ship.